New

Iris ensata Happy Awakening

Japanese Water Iris

$16.95 ea. (3+ discount) $16.50 ea.

Preorder for Spring 2021

Shipping Time Estimator

Plant Code: IRHA

100% Guaranteed

Add To Wishlist

Exotic magenta purple blossoms with dark veining are outlined in white, each petal displaying a showy flame of yellow toward the throat. Iris Happy Awakening are ideal for a bog garden, along a stream or pond as plant will even grow in 4 of water. Attracts butterflies, but not deer.

Japanese Irises have been cultivated in Japan for over 500 years and once were restricted to enjoyment by royalty only. Combines well with Ferns and Astilbe.

Details

Type: Perennials
Height: Tall 3'
Spacing: Plant 2' apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Acidic, Clay
Flower: Purple
Accent: Yellow
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Deer Resistant
  • Humidity Tolerant
  • OK in Containers
  • Wet Site Tolerant

Iris General Information

Japanese Iris display some of the most spectacular flowers of all the Irises. Blooms are large, ruffled and flat in form. The last Iris to bloom-generally several weeks after the Bearded Iris. Perfect beside a stream or a pond.

Iris Plant Care

Requires ample moisture in a slightly acid, heavy, rich soil with ample organic matter. In Spring, if rainfall is not sufficient, give extra water until bloom time. Heavy feeders, apply a balanced fertilizer such as 12-12-12 in spring just before blooming.