Iris ensata Variegata – Variegated Japanese Iris
Dramatic in and out of bloom, Variegated Japanese Iris, Iris enstata, brings large green and white blades topped with lovely, papery purple flowers. It grows 28” tall. An absolutely stunning plant it looks great in many different settings.
If you are looking for that one plant that will give your garden the high style you crave Variegated Japanese Iris is it. Use Variegated Japanese Iris in garden beds and containers as a spectacular focal point. Its strong vertical leaf blades contrast dramatically with the round leaves of other perennials including Ligularia and Geraniums. It works fantastic along edges of pools and streams. It grows easily but needs water during dry spells. Not bothered by pests or disease.
Plant in full sun to light shade in soil that has been amended with organic matter. Keep watered during dry spells.