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Iris ensata Dinner Plate 'Tiramisu'


Iris ensata Dinner Plate 'Tiramisu’ has large, 6 inch wide, double white blooms speckled and edged in lavender with yellow centres.

Japanese irises offer the largest flowers of all iris groups with very interesting colour combinations and patterns. They prefer full sun and moist soil. Iris ensata Dinner Plate ‘Tiramisu’ has large, 6 inch wide, semi-double white blooms speckled and picoteed in lavender pink to warm purple with bright yellow ribbing emerging from the centre. Blooms in early summer. The foliage is green and lance-shaped. Thrives in damp borders and pond or stream edges. Pollinator attractor. Deer resistant.

Common Name: Japanese Iris

Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Zone Hardiness: 4-9

Light: Part Sun, Full Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Early Summer

Soil Moisture: Moist, Average, Wet

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes


Benefits: Bees

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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