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Iris ensata 'Rose Queen' (Japanese water iris 'Rose Queen')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
1m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Iris ensata 'Rose Queen'

Other names

Japanese water iris 'Rose Queen', Iris laevigata 'Rose Queen'

Genus

Iris Iris

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

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Lilac-pink, Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Sawflies , Slugs , Snails Sawflies , Slugs , Snails

Diseases

May be subject to a virus.

Grey mould , Iris rhizome rot Grey mould , Iris rhizome rot

General care

Pruning

Flower stems can be cut down after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

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)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Iris ensata 'Rose Queen'

Other names

Japanese water iris 'Rose Queen', Iris laevigata 'Rose Queen'

Genus

Iris Iris

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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect

Toxicity

Ingestion may cause severe discomfort.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Lilac-pink, Pale-purple in Summer

Foliage

Green in Spring; Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Sawflies , Slugs , Snails

Diseases

May be subject to a virus.

Specific diseases

Grey mould , Iris rhizome rot

General care

Pruning

Flower stems can be cut down after flowering.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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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