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Iris ensata Dinner Plate 'Blueberry Pie'


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

Height: 2-4'

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Purple

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: 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

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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