- Flower nameJapanese Iris 'Musashigawa'
- Scientific nameIris 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.