Iris ensata 'Silverband'
Silverband Variegated Japanese Iris
Item #: 1349
Zones: 5a to 9b
Height: 28" tall
Culture: Sun to Part Sun
Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L) ?
(aka: Iris ensata 'Variegata') If you want to brighten up a garden, aquatic or otherwise, Silverband Japanese iris is your plant. Iris ensata 'Silverband' is a strikingly beautiful, deer-resistant iris with broad, creamy white-and-green, vertically striped foliage. Each clump of Iris ensata 'Silverband' can reach 28" tall x 1' wide. In late spring, each clump is topped with attractive, pale lavender-blue flowers. This variegated Japanese iris is happy in all but the driest of garden soils. For years, this clone was sold under the invalid name Iris ensata 'Variegata'.