Japanese Iris by purple flowers with large and big drooping petals. Suitable for shallow areas of lakes and streams, is grown submerged in a few inches of water or moist soil. Do not fear frost.
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|Planting depth from the surface of the water:||from 0 to 5 cm|
|Spacing:||6 plants per square meter.|
|Type of soil:||Waterlogged|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun to partial shade|
|Bloom Time:||May - June|
|Hardiness:||USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)|
|Ease of Growth:||Medium|
Iris ensata 'Caprian Chimes' is a variety of purple flowers very heated eggplant, flowers consist of three petals falling very large. They have a creeping rhizome and green leaves, sword-shaped and the central rib in relief. Reach 70 cm in height and can be cultivated both immersed in a few centimeters of water on wet soil; They are suitable to the banks and shallow areas of lakes and streams. They want a sunny and a slightly acidic soil. Flowering takes place between the months of May and that of June, floral stems bear from 3 to 4 large flowers 12 cm.
It was hybridized by Caprice Farm Nursery in 1984.
They do not fear the ice, in winter tolerate cold temperatures down to -25 ° C.
On sale throughout the year.