Japanese Iris 'Nuretsubame'

Iris ensata var. ensata 'nuretsubame'

Japanese Iris Edo group

  • Japanese Iris 'Nuretsubame'
  • Japanese Iris 'Nuretsubame'
  • Flower name
    Japanese Iris 'Nuretsubame'
  • Scientific name
    Iris ensata var. ensata 'nuretsubame'
  • Aliasハナショウブ, 花菖蒲, 濡れ燕
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringRiver, pond, Rice paddies
  • Flowering seasonJune

What is Japanese Iris 'Nuretsubame'

Japanese Iris 'Nuretsubame' , scientific name : Iris ensata var. ensata ’Nuretsubame’, is a perennial plant of the family Iridaceae of horticultural varieties.

Common name: Japanese Iris 'Nuretsubame', meaning: wet swallow, scientific name: Iris ensata var. ensata 'Nuretsubame', Edo type, 6 Ei, flower color: dark reddish purple with white streaks, ei: yellow and prominent.


  • Order
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Iridaceae
  • Genus
    Iris
  • Species
    I. ensata var. ensata
  • 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 colorsPurple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower15.0 ~ 20.0 cm

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