Iris ensata Lion King Japanese IrisSKU: n/a.
With the name Lion King you know this Japanese Iris is absolutely fabulous! Nothing less could describe the incredible show this Japanese Iris puts on. Planted in ideal moist conditions these majestic plants grow to a tall, stately height of 4 feet and will be covered with gigantic 7-8 inch flowers that are 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.
Different than the Tall Bearded Iris, the beardless Japanese Iris have flat blooms, narrower leaves, and smaller, more compact rhizomes. They have the largest flowers of all Irises, and make wonderful accents for the edge of water gardens. Japanese Irises are the last to bloom, about a month after the Siberian Irises. Japanese Iris are naturally at home next to ponds or streams where they benefit from the moist soil.
Plant Japanese Iris in sunny locations. Plants prefer moist soil with consistent moisture. For best results when planting add organic matter to soil. Mulch the plants heavily so the soil never dries out. Consistent moisture will produce vigorous plants with large flowers.
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IMPORTANT PREORDER INFORMATION – PREORDER IS NOW CLOSED – PREORDER PICKUP UPDATE
Thank your for placing preorders. Preorder is now closed. Some ordered plants are available now, many will be available early to mid April. If you have preordered:
1. When all your plants become available we will call you to schedule a pickup date.
2. Pickup instructions: as soon as you arrive on your scheduled pickup date call 314-707-2492. We will bring it to your car, or you may come in the nursery for pickup.
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