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Iris ensata 'Variegata'

Water iris that blooms between May and June, produces large flowers of deep purple color formed by wide petals drooping habit. He leaves a sword of green variegated white very characteristics. It can be grown as a border plant of ponds and streams up to 5 inches deep. Tolerate temperatures of -25 ° C. below 0.

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Size:Small
Planting depth from the surface of the water:from 0 to 5 cm
Height:80 cm
Spacing:5 plants per square meter.
Type of soil:Waterlogged
Sun Exposure:Full sun
Bloom Time:April - May
Flower Color:Purple
Leaf color:Green variegated white
Hardiness:USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F)
Ease of Growth:Medium
Family:Iridaceae

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This species is native to Japan, this plant is used in the borders of streams and ponds in the Japanese Gardens, so it's considered a necessary component for their gardens.
It 'a water iris and it may be grown in soils covered by 3 - 5 cm of water even though this solution is not indispensable; It can also be grown in the ground constantly moist, but at least in the growing season. Note that does not tolerate limestone soils. The Iris ensata 'variegata', between May and June, produces large purple flowers intense formed by wide petals drooping posture. It has white variegated green sword leaves very characteristic and can reach a length of 70 cm.

The Iris ensata are hardy plants and tolerate temperatures up to -25 ° C.

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Iris ensata 'Variegata'

Iris ensata 'Variegata'

Water iris that blooms between May and June, produces large flowers of deep purple color formed by wide petals drooping habit. He leaves a sword of green variegated white very characteristics. It can be grown as a border plant of ponds and streams up to 5 inches deep. Tolerate temperatures of -25 ° C. below 0.