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Iris ensata 'Lion King'

Japanese Water Iris

Iris 'Lion King' has large, fully double, ruffled, white flowers with purple edges and a touch of yellow in the throat. Blooms early to mid summer. Requires acid soil and prefers consistent moisture - can even be grown in shallow, standing water.


  • Category:Perennials
  • Hardiness Zone:4-9
  • Height:36 Inches
  • Spread:20-24 Inches
  • Spacing:18-24 Inches

Flower Color
Purple
White
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist
Wet
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Exposure
Sun
Part Sun
Growth Rate
Fast
Additional Information about Iris ensata 'Lion King'

Iris 'Lion King' has huge 7-8", fully double, ruffled, white flowers with purple edges and a touch of yellow in the throat. Blooms early to mid summer. Requires acid soil and prefers consistent moisture - can even be grown in shallow, standing water.