Japanese Iris 'Musashigawa'

Iris ensata var. Musashigawa

  • Japanese Iris 'Musashigawa'
  • Japanese Iris 'Musashigawa'
  • Flower name
    Japanese Iris 'Musashigawa'
  • Scientific name
    Iris ensata var. Musashigawa
  • Alias花菖蒲, ハナショウブ, 花菖蒲 ’武蔵川’, Musashigawa
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringRice paddies
  • Flowering seasonJune

What is Japanese Iris 'Musashigawa'

Japanese Iris 'Musashigawa' (scientific name: Iris ensata var. Musashigawa) is a horticultural variety of Iris, a dwelling plant in the Iris family Iridaceae. It is of the Edo group and produces extremely large flowers. The three outer perianths are white with large drooping petals, and the three inner perianths are upright and white with a blue-purple rim. The three inner perianths are erect and white with a blue-purple thread-covered edge. The style arm is white and solid. The outer perianth is larger and more conspicuous than the inner perianth, hence the name '3ei'.

Common name: Japanese Iris 'Musashigawa', scientific name: Iris ensata var. Musashigawa, outer flower capsule color: white, inner flower capsule color: white with blue-purple thread covering, flowering season: late June, Edo group.


  • 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 colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower15.0 ~ 15.0 cm

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