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Iris ensata 'Gold Bound'


Iris ensata 'Gold Bound' is an elegant Japanese iris with large, pure white, open-faced flowers with flashes of yellow.

'Gold Bound' is an elegant Japanese iris with large, up to 7.5 inches across, glistening, pure white, ruffled, open-faced flowers with flashes of lemon yellow. They form vigorous clumps of upright, grassy-green leaves. Growth habit 2 to 3 feet tall with a 15 to 20 inch spread. Iris ensata grows happily at the waterside, in pots sitting in water, or in average garden beds with reasonable moisture.

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: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist, Wet

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Asia - China and Japan

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