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Iris ensata 'Crystal Halo'

Also called Woodland Iris


Iris ensata 'Crystal Halo' - Japanese Water Iris

More About Iris ensata 'Crystal Halo'

  • AKA Iris kaempferi 'Crystal Halo'
  • Flat, open-faced flower
  • Huge, deep purple flowers have a slight white edge and a vibrant yellow throat
  • Up to three, flower buds per stalk
  • Bright green, sword-like foliage with a prominent, centre rib, 3-4 cm wide
  • Bloom Time: July to August
  • Flower Size: 15 cm

Zone:

4

Height:

60-90 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Purple (deep)
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Japanese Water Iris Growing and Maintenance Tips

Iris ensata grow best in a rich, moist to wet soil, in full sun or partial shade. These cultivars are not tolerant of dry conditions and are best sited along wet, pond edges or streams. During the growing season, they thrive with their roots submerged, however, the water should be removed during the winter months to avoid root rot.


Iris ensata 'Crystal Halo' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Bog or water garden
Bog or water garden

Soil Moisture

Moist to Wet Soils
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge

 Suitable Substitutions for Iris ensata 'Crystal Halo'

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Iris ensata 'Royal Robes'

Japanese Water Iris