Botanical name: Iris ensata 'Rose Queen'
Other names: Japanese water iris 'Rose Queen', Iris laevigata 'Rose Queen'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Rose Queen' _ 'Rose Queen' is a herbaceous perennial with an erect, clump-forming habit. It has narrow, green, drooping foliage. In summer it bears small, pale lilac-pink and mauve flowers.
Iris ensata 'Rose Queen' is: Deciduous
Flower: Lilac-pink, Pale-purple in Summer
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer
Habit: Clump-forming, Erect
Toxicity: Ingestion may cause severe discomfort.
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Diseases: May be subject to a virus.
Pruning: Flower stems can be cut down after flowering. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Iris ensata 'Rose Queen' (Japanese water iris 'Rose Queen') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Waterside
Cultivation: Plant in moist, deep, acid, humus-rich soil in full sun or partial shade.
Soil type: Loamy
Soil drainage: Moisture-retentive
Soil pH: Acid
Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Aspect: South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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