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Iris ensata 'Silverband'
@ Juniper Level Botanic Gdn, NC

Iris ensata 'Silverband'

Silverband Variegated Japanese Iris

Item #: 1349

Zones: 5a to 9b

Height: 28" tall

Culture: Sun to Part Sun

Origin: Japan

Pot Size: 3.5" pot (24 fl. oz/0.7 L)

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(aka: Iris ensata 'Variegata') If you want to brighten up a garden...aquatic or otherwise, striped Japanese iris is your plant. Iris ensata 'Silverband' is a strikingly beautiful, deer-resistant iris with creamy white-and-green, vertically striped, broad 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. 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'.