The gigantic 7-8″ flowers were fully double, with standards and falls much larger than the species. Each petal displays a wide, grape purple edge that feathers into the pure white center. A small sunshine yellow signal is tucked down into the base of each widely ruffled petal. Japanese Iris has the largest flower of all Irises. Height 3-4′.
Prefers humus rich, medium to wet, acidic soil. Thrives in standing water up to 6″ deep during the growing season. Salt tolerate. Deer resistant.
- USDA Hardiness Zone(s): 4-9
- Exposure: Full Sun, Part Shade
- Bloom Time(s): June-July