Japanese Iris (JI)

Iris ensata

Iris ensata have been selectively bred from wild forms found in northern Asia. Their cultural needs are very demanding, if met they will reward you with a magnificent display of color approximately 2-3 weeks after Tall Bearded bloom. Peak bloom in our garden is the last two weeks of June. Culture has a great influence; please refer to the culture page. Note: Grow as you would a productive Summer time vegetable garden, with moist rich soil (no lime or bone-meal). 

Mt. Pleasant Iris is a National Display Garden for Japanese Iris, and Chad has a great passion for these plants. Due to the abundance of information on each cultivar, please click on the image to be taken to another page with a full description and more details. Height, number of branches, and buds, were taken when the plants were three years old, and grown to my best ability.

Amethyst
Actress
Harris ’09 $10.00
Amethyst's Sister
Amethyst’s
Sister

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Harris ’12 $10.00
Angelic Choir
Angelic
Choir
Harris ’06 

 

$10.00
Artesian Spring
Artesian
Spring

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Harris ’10 $10.00
Asian Festival
Asian
Festival
Harris ’02 $10.00
Avalanche Express
Avalanche
Express

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Harris ’00 $10.00
Banjo Blues
Banjo
Blues

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Bauer/Coble ’05 $10.00
Bewitching Twilight
Bewitching
Twilight
Harris ’00 $10.00
Blushing Snowmaiden
Blushing
Snowmaiden
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Harris ’00 $10.00
Butterflies In Flight
Butterflies
In Flight

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Aitken ’91 $10.00
Caprican Butterfly
Caprician
Butterfly

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Marx ’85 by Rodgers $10.00
Carol Johnson
Carol
Johnson
McEwen by Whitney ’11 $10.00
Cascade Crest
Cascade
Crest
Aitken ’88 $10.00
Cascade Rain
Cascade
Rain

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Harris ’08 $10.00
Cascade Spice
Cascade
Spice

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Reid ’89 $10.00
Celestial Emperor
Celestial
Emperor
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Harris ’11 $10.00
Coho
Coho
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Harris ’05 $10.00
Columbia Crest
Columbia
Crest
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Harris ’15 $20.00
Columbia Deep Water
Columbia
Deep Water
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Harris ’13 $15.00
Dalle Whitewater

Dalle
Whitewater
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Harris ’11 $10.00
Dancing Waves
Dancing
Waves
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Payne ’64 $10.00
 
Dirigo Devil
 

 

Dirigo
Devil
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White ’92

 

 

$10.00

Dragon Tapestry
Dragon
Tapestry

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Harris ’12 $10.00
Electric Rays
 Electric
Rays

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 Aitken ’90  $10.00
 
Embossed

 


 Embossed

 


Marx ’56

 


$10.00

Evelyn White
Evelyn
White
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White ’08 $10.00
Flamingo Waltz
Flamingo
Waltz

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Harris ’14 $20.00
Freckeled Peacock
Freckled
Peacock

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Harris ’02 $10.00
Frosted Intrique
Frosted
Intrigue
Bauer/Coble ’97 $10.00
Geishunka
Geishunka
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Mitsuda Reg. by SJI ’95 $10.00
Hekiun
Hekiun
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Ichie ’89 $10.00
Hime Kagami
Hime
Kagami
Hirao ’76 $10.00
Honour
Honour
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McEwen ’01 $10.00
 
 

 

Indigo
Angel

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Bauer/Coble ’11

 

 

$10.00

Jaciva
Jaciva
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Harris ’92 $10.00
Japanese Plum
Japanese
Plum

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Harris ’10 $10.00
Jeweled Sea
Jewelled
Sea
Payne ’69 $10.00
Koto Harp Strings
Koto Harp
Strings
Harris ’16 $25.00
Lake Effect
Lake
Effect

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Bauer/Coble ’04 $10.00
Lion King
Lion
King

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Bauer/Coble ’96 $10.00
Little Bow Pink
Little Bow
Pink
Delmez ’98 $10.00
Love Goddess
Love
Goddess

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Payne ’66 $10.00
Maine Elegance
Maine
Elegance
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McEwen by Whitney ’09 $10.00
JI Mulberry Halos. Mulberry
Halos
Harris ’19
New
Introduction
$40.00
My
Elisabeth
McEwen by Whitney ’08 $10.00
Neptunes Trident
Neptune’s
Trident

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Harris ’11 $15.00
Night Angel
Night
Angel
Aitken ’96 $10.00
Nishikiori
Nishikiori
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Shimizu ’97 $10.00
Ol'man River
Ol’man
River
McEwen ’87 $10.00
Oriental Classic
Oriental
Classic
McEwen ’88 $10.00
Pagoda
Temple
Harris ’17 $25.00
Peacock Strut
Peacock
Strut
Hirao ’78 by Hager $10.00
Picotee Princess
Picotee
Princess
Reid ’92 $10.00
 
 

 

Pink
Playmate

 

 

Harris ’18

 

 

$30.00

Pleasant Earlybird
Pleasant
Earlybird
Harris ’96 $10.00
 
Pleasant Sandman
 

 

Pleasant
Sandman

 

 

Harris ’98

 

 

$10.00

 
Pleasant Starburst
 

 

Pleasant
Starburst

 

 

Harris ’98

 

 

$10.00

Rose World
Rose
World

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Reid ’89 $10.00
Satozakura
Satozakura Kamo ’93 $10.00
Shining Prince
Shining
Prince
Hirao ’92 $10.00
Silent Thunder
Silent
Thunder

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Bauer/Coble ’96 $10.00
Silverband
Silverband Bauer/Coble ’89 $10.00

JI Simple Grace.



Simple
Grace

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Harris ’19
New
Introduction



$40.00
Southern Son
Southern
Son

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McEwen ’90 $10.00
Stella Niagara
Stella
Niagara
Rettig ’95 $10.00
Sugar Dome
Sugar
Dome
Bauer/Coble ’08 $10.00
Summer Storm
Summer
Storm
Marx ’55 $10.00
Sunrise Ridge
Sunrise
Ridge
Harris ’07 $10.00
Thoroughbred
Thorough-
bred
McEwen ’99 $10.00
Trance
Trance Warburton ’79 $10.00
Tuptim
Tuptim Rich ’74 $10.00
       
Yamataikoku
Yama-
taikoku
Kamo ’79 $10.00
Yuzen
Yuzen
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Ichie ’94 $10.00