Butterflies In Flight Japanese Iris
Iris ensata 'Butterflies in Flight'
Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
|Botanical Pronunciation||EYE-riss en-SA-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 1 1/2 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring and Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Very Wet Areas, Water Garden, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Flower & Rose Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Naturalizes Well, Tolerates Wet Soils|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.|
|Key Feature||Showy Flowers for Wet Soils|
Provide organically rich, humusy, acidic, moisture retentive soil. Maintain evenly moist soil during first growing season to establish root system. Once established, tolerates soggy soils and standing water in growing season; reduce soil moisture during winter to prevent root rot. Remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9