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Iris ensata ‘Variegata’

Family: Iridaceae

Common names: FLAG, FLEUR-DE-LIS, JAPANESE WATER IRIS, SWORD LILY

Native to: East Russia, Japan, North China

Sentiment: message

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: erect, tufted

Max height: 2 feet

Max width: indefinite

Flower

magenta/purple, secondary color present

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, specific butterfly species

Exposure: light shade, sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: wide range

USDA Zones: zone 4 -30 f, zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -30 to +30 °F

Water: moist

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