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Iris ensata 'Michinoku Toge'
Common Name: Japanese Iris Family: Iridaceae (The Iris Family)

Iris ensata 'Michinoku Toge'
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The Japanese irises offer the largest flowers of all iris groups with very interesting colour combinations. They prefer full sun and moist soil. 'Michinoku Toge' is a rare Japanese selection with mid pink, magenta and yellow flowers. The petals are narrower and more elegant than more brash cultivars. Tolerant of wet sites.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Asia - China and Japan
Native Habitat:
Dry sandy plains near lakes, meadows, clay-solonetz places in steppes and solonetz meadows. Marshes, ditches and wet grassy places.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourMagenta 
Height2-4'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureLoves Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureMoist Average  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-9  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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