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Botanical name: Iris ensata 'Katy Mendez'
Other names: Japanese water iris 'Katy Mendez'
Variety or cultivar: 'Katy Mendez' _ 'Katy Mendez' is a perennial with an erect habit. It has narrow, pale-green leaves. In summer each stem bears up to six deep reddish-purple flowers margined with white.
Iris ensata 'Katy Mendez' is: Deciduous
Flower: White, Reddish-purple in Summer
Foliage: Pale-green in Spring; Pale-green in Summer
Toxicity: Ingestion may cause severe discomfort.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Pruning: Cut back any dying foliage in autumn, old flower stems can be cut down after flowering. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Iris ensata 'Katy Mendez' (Japanese water iris 'Katy Mendez') will reach a height of 0.9m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Waterside
Cultivation: Plant in moist to wet, deep, humus-rich, acid soil - preferably at the margins of ponds or streams.
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|Soil types:||Clay, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil drainage:||Boggy damp conditions|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Shade|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
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