Iris ensata Dinner Plate 'Ice Cream’ has periwinkle-blue flowers with white margins. Blooms can reach 8 inches wide!
The Japanese irises offer the largest flowers of all iris groups with very interesting colour combinations. They prefer full sun and moist soil. Iris ensata Dinner Plate ‘Ice Cream’ has periwinkle-blue flowers with white margins. Blooms can reach 8 inches wide!
Common Name: Japanese Iris
Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Part Sun, Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Blue
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Dry sandy plains near lakes, meadows, clay-solonetz places in steppes and solonetz meadows. Marshes, ditches and wet grassy places.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan
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