Japanese iris


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Japanese iris

n.
A plant of any of various cultivars of an iris (Iris ensata) native to Japan, having large blue to red-violet flowers.

Jap′anese i′ris


n.
a plant, Iris kaempferi, native to Japan, having broad, showy flowers in a variety of colors.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.Japanese iris - iris native to Japan having large showy flowersJapanese iris - iris native to Japan having large showy flowers
beardless iris - any of numerous wild or cultivated irises having no hairs on the drooping sepals (the falls)
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There will be shade and sun perennials such as peonies, day lilies, ferns, Japanese iris and more available for $3 to $5 per clump.
Viola, Japanese Iris, Dierama and Dodecatheon also do well.
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Grow Japanese iris in moist, acid soil in full or filtered sun.
Some of the flowers are: rose, hyacinth, carnation, tulip, Japanese iris, and Gerbera daisy.
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