Iris japonica

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    Iris japonica @ Kiba Park
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    Iris japonica @ Shimizudani Park
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    Iris japonica @ Shimizudani Park
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    Iris japonica @ Kyoto City Zoo
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    Iris japonica @ Kyoto Botanical Garden
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    Iris japonica @ Shimizudani Park
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    Iris japonica @ Shimizudani Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Iris japonica
Formal Name
Iris japonica
Alias
Iris japonica, shaga, fringed iris, butterfly flower
Habitat
China and Japan
Morph
Evergreen perennial

Comment

What is Iris japonica

Iris japonica , commonly called shaga, fringed iris or bButterfly , is an evergreen perennial of the department Iridaceae genus Iris native to China and Japan. In Japan. It is grows in forest floors of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu and is low height. In the spring, it makes white or pale blue flowers bloom in the shade of banks, etc.. Compared to other iridaceae plants with small flowers, flower is only 2 colors of white and pale blue. Flowers at each of the three outer perianth (calyx) and in the consist (Corolla) Perianth and stamens. Outside of (calyx) to blue-violet and yellow-orange spots and edges are jagged ruffled (serrated available) are. On the other hand, in the flower (Corolla) white divided into two at the end. Bordered by the stamens to the stigma of the pistil. On hard, slender leaf leaves shiny leaves the rest in winter, iridaceae. 3 x body for fruit growing rootstock breeding clumps, do. Flowers bloomed and similar, smaller, was listed as threatened plants include Himeshaga(Iris gracilipes).

Common name: Iris japonica , scientific name:IRIS japonica , also known as: Fringed iris or Butterfly , origin: China, distribution: Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu Japan, China, environments: forest floor, height: 30-70 cm, flower diameter: 5 cm, color: white, light blue, Flowering time: April to May.

Detailed information

Order
Asparagales
Family
Iridaceae
Genus
Iris
Species
I. japonica
Flower language
have many friends (Apr 27)
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Iris
Leaf type
Sword
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Plain/fleet
Color
Blue, White
Season
AprMay
Height
30 ~ 70 [cm]
Diameter
4 ~ 5

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