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Iris kaempferi/Japanese Iris

Iris kaempferi / Iris kaempferi
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Scientific Name: Iris kaempferi
Common Name: Japanese Iris
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Various
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Green
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: Clumps need dividing only every 4-5 years, doing so in late summer or early fall. They are effective when grown near water features. They are not as susceptible to pests as other irises. Color of flowers range from blue, to lavender, to purple and to white.