Gekkeikan Japanese Iris - Iris ensata 'Gekkeikan'

A late spring to early summer blooming Japanese Iris with large white papery flowers with purple edging. Long strap-like grassy clumps make this plant a must near water gardens or moist mixed borders. Can be used in Container. A good cut flower.

Water Needs: 
High
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Mass Planting
Wet Areas
Garden Styles: 
Modern
Traditional
Zen
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
24-36"
Spread: 
12-24"
Flower Colors: 
Purple
White
Flower Seasons: 
Summer
Special Features: 
Attractive Foliage
Growth Habits: 
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 4
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Prefers rich moist soils, tolerating even wet areas until blooming finished. Let soils dry for the remainder of the growing season. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new growth. Remove old blooms to promote new flowers. 

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