Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Iris, Japanese

  • Scientific name
    Iris kaempferi
  • Height
    18 to 36 inches
  • Bloom period
    June to July
  • Color
    Blue, white, yellow, lavender, pink
  • Light
    Full sun, semi-shade
  • Moisture
    Moist, well drained
  • Soil
    Loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Moderate
  • Remarks
    Suitable at the edge of ponds. Replant every four to five years.