Japanese Iris Shichifukujin

Iris ensata var. Shichifukujin

  • Japanese Iris Shichifukujin
  • Japanese Iris Shichifukujin
  • Flower name
    Japanese Iris Shichifukujin
  • Scientific name
    Iris ensata var. Shichifukujin
  • Alias花菖蒲, ハナショウブ, 七福神, シチフクジン, Shichifukujin, Iris ensata
  • Place of originJapan
  • Place of floweringRice paddies
  • Flowering seasonJune

What is Japanese Iris Shichifukujin

Japanese Iris Shichifukujin (scientific name: Iris ensata var. Shichifukujin) is a horticultural variety of Iris, a dwelling plant of the Iris family Iridaceae.. It produces a medium-sized flower with a reddish-purple background and white streaks. The outer perianth is reddish purple with white streaks and slightly drooping. The three inner perianths are also reddish purple with white veins, and the style arm is white. The outer perianth is larger and more conspicuous than the inner perianth, hence the name "3ei".

Common name: IJapanese Iris var. Shichifukujin, scientific name: Iris ensata var. Shichifukujin, plant height: cm, color of outer raceme: reddish purple with white streaks, color of inner raceme: reddish purple with white veins, flowering season: June, Edo group.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Iridaceae
  • Genus
    Iris
  • Species
    I. ensata var. Shichifukujin
  • 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 colorGreen
  • Height50.0 ~ 100.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower15.0 ~ 16.0 cm

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