Flower Database

Hanashobu

Basic information
Flower Name
Hanashobu
Formal Name
Iris ensata var. ensata
Alias
花菖蒲, 菖蒲, Japanese Iris
Habitat
Japan
Morph
Perennial grasses
Comment
Hanashobu or Japanese Iris ( scientific name: Iris ensata var. Ensata) is a horticultural variety of Nohana shobu (scientific name: I. e. Var. Spontanea) and is a perennial herb of the genus Iridaceae. In early summer, the flower spikes are extended from the tip of the upright flower stem to make large flowers bloom. There are Edo, Ise, Higo, Nagai and foreign origins.
Ayome (Scientific name: Iris sanguinea) > And, it is similar to Kakitsubata, Shallow-flowered Iris or Rabbitear Iris ( scientific name: Iris laevigata) and it is hard to identify. How to identify
Hanashobu (I. ensata var. Ensata) have yellow spots at the base of the petals (outer coat).
Ayame or Siberian iris (I. sanguinea) has a rope pattern, and there are jaundice in the external flower cover.Kakitsubata( I. laevigata) has white spots. In order of flowering time, it is Ayame or Siberian iris (I. sanguinea) → Kakitsubata (I. laevigata) → Hanashobu (I. ensata var. Ensata) → Nohana shobu (I. e. Var. Spontanea).
Ayame (I. sanguinea), Hanashobu (I. ensata var. Ensata) and Kakitsubata (I. laevigata) are plants of the iris family and sweet flag (scientific name: Acorus calamus var. Angustatus) is a plant of the family Schyb.
feature Japanese Iris https://www.flower-db.com/en/special/25/2
Common name: Japanese Iris, scientific name: Iris ensata var. ensata,synonym: Iris ensata var. hortensis, life type: perennial, height: 50-100 cm, leaf, Sword-shaped, flowering period: May-July, flower diameter: 15 cm, color: purple, violet, purple, lilac, peach, yellow, white and rims and aperture
Detailed information
Order
Asparagales
Family
Iridaceae
Genus
Iris
Species
I. ensata var. ensata
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Iris
Leaf type
Sword
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
rice field
Color
Pink, Blue, Violet, Yellow, White
Season
May Jun Jul
Height
50  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
15  ~ 15