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Iris ensata 'Kumo-no-obi'

Common Name: Japanese Iris
Plant Family: Iridaceae
Plant Type: Hardy Perennial


A beautiful cultivar with large purple flowers in summer. Ensata Irises need moist soil, but their rhizomes mustn't be covered with water, especially in the winter. They associate well with plants such as Astilbes and Rodgersias. They prefer acid soil - in alkaline areas they can be planted in ericaceous compost in containers sitting in an inch or so of water.

Iris ensata 'Kumo-no-obi'
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POT SIZE/QUANTITY:  9 cm
Season of Interest:  Early summer
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Position/Situation:  Bog Gardens
Planting Style:  Japanese
Suggested Use:  Cut Flower
Flower Colour:  Purple
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Soil Type:  Wet heavy soil

Availability:  

4 in stock  

4 in stock

Price:  £4.50
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Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £35) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.


Goes well with
Iris ensata 'White Ladies'

Iris ensata 'White Ladies'£6.00

Pure white flowers with a yellow splash on the falls in mid-summer. Japanese Iris are superb for poorly drained soil and also for the shallow margins of a pond. The sword-shaped leaves add an architectural interest even when not in flower and also provide a perching place for emerging water born insects such as dragonflies. Height 90cm