Iris ensata 'Lion King'
Iris ensata 'Lion King'
Japanese Iris
Breathtaking, double purple flowers with frilled edges and white central markings on each fall, plus some yellow on the signals. Prefers moist soil; so much so that it may be submerged. Perfect for pond-side applications. (Perennial)
Bloom time Size Exposure
Summer 30-48" tall x 24-28" wide Sun Part Shade 
Hardiness Zone:4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
zone map Cold Hardy to -30° to -20°F
Attracts Bees Attracts BeesAttracts Butterflies Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds Attracts HummingbirdsDeer Resistant Deer Resistant
Fabulous Foliage Fabulous FoliageGood for Cut Flowers Good for Cut Flowers
May Naturalize May NaturalizePotentially Toxic Potentially Toxic
Showy Flowers Showy FlowersTolerates moist soil Tolerates moist soil