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Japanese Iris (Iris kaempferi) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

Japanese Iris (Iris kaempferi) 2" Potted Hardy Marginal Plant

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Enhance the allure of your pond with the exquisite Japanese Iris (Iris kaempferi). Known for its stunning blooms and graceful foliage, this marginal pond plant adds a touch of elegance and color to any aquatic landscape.

Key Features:

  1. Breathtaking Blooms: Iris kaempferi boasts large, showy flowers in a mesmerizing array of colors, including shades of blue, purple, white, and pink. These blooms, characterized by their intricate patterns and delicate petals, create a captivating focal point in your pond garden.

  2. Graceful Foliage: Complementing its striking blooms, the Japanese Iris features long, sword-like leaves that add a vertical element to your pond's edge. The lush foliage provides a natural backdrop for the vibrant flowers, enhancing the visual impact of this pond plant.

  3. Seasonal Interest: With its blooming period typically in late spring to early summer, Japanese Iris offers seasonal interest, ensuring your pond remains vibrant and engaging throughout the growing season. Its foliage also provides visual appeal even when not in bloom.

  4. Low Maintenance: Despite its stunning appearance, Iris kaempferi requires minimal care once established. Plant in a sunny to partially shaded location with moist soil, and enjoy the beauty of this pond plant with little effort.

  5. Wildlife Attraction: Japanese Iris attracts pollinators such as bees and butterflies, adding to the ecological value of your pond garden. Its dense foliage also provides shelter for beneficial pond inhabitants, contributing to a balanced ecosystem.

Ideal Conditions:

  • Light: Prefers full sun to partial shade.
  • Water Depth: Suitable for shallow water margins, making it ideal for pond edges or bog gardens.
  • Soil: Thrives in moist, well-drained soil rich in organic matter.
  • Hardiness Zone: Hardy in zones 4-9, though specific cultivars may vary.

Ideal For:

  • Pond Borders and Margins
  • Water Gardens and Aquatic Landscapes
  • Natural Filtration Systems
  • Wildlife Habitat Creation

Planting Instructions:

  • Select a location with full sun to partial shade.
  • Plant the Blue Iris in moist, loamy soil or directly in shallow water (up to 6 inches deep).
  • Ensure proper spacing (12-18 inches apart) for optimal growth and spread.
  • Provide occasional fertilization during the growing season to encourage robust blooms.
  • Monitor water levels to maintain consistent moisture and avoid prolonged dry spells.
Hardiness zones: 4 - 9
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  • Hitchhiker Warning

    We recommend cleaning all plants before adding them to your tank. We regularly perform quality checks prior to shipping plants. However, we cannot guarantee our plants to be snail or hitchhiker-free. If you do not want to risk snails, please consider rinsing plants, conducting a bleach dip, or quarantining plants prior to adding them in your aquarium. Snails are a natural part of working with live plants.