- Flower nameJapanese Iris 'Oedo'
- Scientific nameIris ensata var. Oedo
- Alias花菖蒲, ハナショウブ
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringRiver, pond, Rice paddies
- Flowering seasonJune
What is Japanese Iris 'Oedo'
Japanese Iris 'Oedo' (scientific name: Iris ensata var. Oedo) is a garden variety of the lodgepole plant Iris, a member of the iris family. It is an Edo type old flower with 3-ei medium-sized flowers. The three outer perianths are wisteria-colored and droop heavily, and the three inner perianths are also wisteria-colored and rise gently. The style arms are wisteria and rise gently as well. The outer perianth is larger and more prominent than the inner perianth, hence the name "3-ei".
Common name: Japanese Iris 'Oedo' or Hanashobu 'Oedo', scientific name: Iris ensata var. Oedo, plant height: 100 cm, outer petiole color: wisteria, inner petiole color: wisteria, flowering season: late June, Edo type (Edo grooup).