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Rose Prelude Japanese Iris


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  • Light

    Sun to Part Shade
  • Size

    #1 Rhizome
  • Zone

    4 to 9
  • Bloom Time

    Early Summer
  • Height

    24 inches
  • Soil Requirement

    Well drained
  • Deer Resistant

  • Attract Bees


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Description

One of the largest Japanese iris!
Huge blooms are 8" across with six mauve-pink petals delicately edged in white and boldly streaked with yellow. A stunning focal point next to a pond, it will also attract beneficial bees— but never deer.Iris ensata

Details

  • Botanical NameIris ensata 'Rose Prelude'
  • FormPerennial
  • Hardiness Zone4 to 9
  • Flowering TimeEarly summer
  • Light RequirementsSun to Part Shade
  • Flower ColorDark rose, with white center and spotted white edge
  • Flower Form8" typical Iris-like
  • Foliage TypeGlaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves with some dying back in colder climates in winter.
  • Growth RateMedium
  • Height/Habit24 inches
  • Spread15 - 18 inches
  • Planting InstructionsSet rhizome so bottom half is below ground level. Firm well and water thoroughly. Plant where they will get at least 5 hours of sun per day.
  • Soil RequirementsWell drained
  • Will TolerateAcidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil
  • PruningRemove spent flower stems after blooming. In late fall, cut back foliage to 6" fans. Clean plant debris before winter to prevent borers overwintering.

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