Iris ensata Dinner Plate 'Blueberry Pie' has large, 6 inch wide, purple blooms with violet strokes and yellow centres.
Iris ensata Dinner Plate 'Blueberry Pie' offers rich, extravagant colours with regal velvety purples with strokes of violet, blue, and yellow on flowers up to 6 inches across. The stems are strong and upright to 35-40 inches tall with upright, strappy foliage. Use in moist soil sites by ponds, bogs and water gardens or in average soils that don't dry out. Mulch around the root base to retain moisture. Low maintenance. Naturalizes well. Pollinator attractor. Deer resistant.
Common Name: Japanese Iris
Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Moist, Average, Wet
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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