Japanese Iris Iris ensata Variegata (9cm Pot)

Japanese Iris Iris ensata Variegata (9cm Pot)

Regular price €4.95

'Iris ensata Variegata ' is a captivating herbaceous perennial that stands out with its unique variegated foliage and stunning flowers. This particular cultivar of Iris ensata adds an extra dimension to the Irish garden, offering both visual interest and vibrant blooms.

Height/Spread: 'Iris ensata Variegata P9' typically reaches a height of 60-90 cm (24-35 inches) and forms clumps with a spread of around 45-60 cm (18-24 inches). Its upright growth habit creates an impressive display along the edges of water features.

Position: This iris variety thrives in a position that receives full sun to partial shade. It appreciates at least six hours of direct sunlight per day but can tolerate some shade, especially during the hottest part of the day. Placing it in a location protected from strong winds will help preserve the delicate foliage.

Soil: 'Iris ensata Variegata' prefers moist to wet soil conditions, making it an ideal choice for areas near ponds, streams, or bog gardens. It thrives in fertile, humus-rich soil with good moisture retention. Adequate drainage is crucial to prevent waterlogging, which can be harmful to the plant.

Flowering Season: This iris cultivar produces eye-catching flowers in early to mid-summer, typically from June to July in the Irish climate. The large, showy blooms display a range of colors, including shades of purple, pink, white, and blue. The variegated foliage provides an attractive backdrop for the colorful floral display.

Uses: 'Iris ensata Variegata' is highly valued for its ornamental qualities. The vibrant flowers create a focal point and can be used for cut arrangements. Additionally, this iris variety attracts pollinators, adding vitality to the garden ecosystem.

In the Irish climate, 'Iris ensata Variegata' thrives when given the right conditions. Its love for moist soil and partial sun makes it well-suited to areas near water features or in spots with consistently moist soil. With its beautiful variegated foliage and impressive summer blooms, it can be a delightful addition to gardens, bringing color, texture, and interest to the Irish landscape.

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