Japanese Iris 'Daikagura'

Iris ensata var. daikagura

  • Japanese Iris 'Daikagura'
  • Japanese Iris 'Daikagura'
  • Japanese Iris 'Daikagura'
  • Japanese Iris 'Daikagura'
  • Flower name
    Japanese Iris 'Daikagura'
  • Scientific name
    Iris ensata var. daikagura
  • Alias花菖蒲, ハナショウブ, Iris ensata, ダイカグラ, だいかぐら, 大神楽, daikagura
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringRice paddies
  • Flowering seasonJune

What is Japanese Iris 'Daikagura'

Japanese Iris 'Daikagura' (scientific name: Iris ensata var. daikagura) is a garden cultivar of the lodgepole plant Iris ensata, a member of the iris family Irisaceae, which blooms in June with medium-sized, pale reddish purple flowers. The three outer perianths are larger than the three inner perianths. Those with the same size of outer perianth and inner perianth are called "6-ei. The outer perianth is a light reddish purple, and the eye signal is yellow and the floral vein is streaked with white. The inner perianth is also pale reddish purple with white veins. The style arms are white, and the stamens are the same color as the inner perianth.

Common name: Japanese Iris "Daikagura", scientific name: Iris ensata var. daikagura, plant height: 40-50 cm, outer perianth color: light reddish purple with white streaks, inner perianth color: light reddish purple with white veins, flowering season: June, Edo grooup.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Iridaceae
  • Genus
    Iris
  • Species
    I. ensata var. I'Daikagura'
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Iris-shaped
  • Leaf type
    sword-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typePerennial grasses
  • Flower colorsRed Purple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower15.0 ~ 16.0 cm

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