Bog Plants, Species Iris and Species Crosses

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Iris pseudacorus The water loving 'yellow flag' from Europe. 3 to 6'. Also does well in ordinary garden soil if you water regularly when needed.

Beuron Foxcroft Full Moon Gubijin Jin Yu
Beuron Out (Berlin 95) Tet yellow pseudacorus
Foxcroft Full Moon Out (Steele 02) Creamy white with maroon stitched eye
Gubijin Out (Shimizu) A special yellow I. pseudacorus: the mother of those wonderful pseudatas from Japan
Jin Yu $6.00 (Jill Copeland 06) I. maackii. Light yellow self.


King Clovis Krill Seakrill Sushi
King Clovis Out (Tanksley-Clark 94) Nice bright yellow larger form of pseudacorus
Krill $6.00 (Jill Copeland 03) Light yellow with red stitched signal. Signa Founders Medal 08
Seakrill $6.00 (Jill Copeland 04) Bright yellow with solid red signal; contrasting maroon leaf bases and stalk nodes in early season
Sushi $8.00 (Jill Copeland 13) Creamy white with dark red purple signal pattern.


Inter species crosses with I. pseudacorus  Grandchildren of the yellow flag, the ancestry is still mysterious. All are interesting flowers with fascinating line patterns in the petals.

Ally Oops Phil Edinger Roy Davidson  
Ally Oops $8,00 (Borglum 02) Cream, heavily veined blue violet; perhaps a cross of I. pseudacorus and I. siberica
Phil Edinger Out (Hager 91) Similar to Roy Davidson in color and pattern, slightly more brown veining.
Roy Davidson Out (Hager 87) Large yellow blooms (3-4") last 2-3 days; a few brown veins from the red-brown crescent signals. 3' high, taller in wet soil


Pseudatas: I. pseudacorus crossed with Japanese Iris (I. ensata)  These interesting flowers now have their own page. To view the page of Pseudatas, click on the title word of this paragraph.

Kinshiko, a pseudata


Iris versicolor / virginica. The native northern and southern 'blue flags' that grow in shallow water and along the edge of streams. Branched stems bloom at about 20-30" if grown well in moist, organic rich soil. Hybrids of the two are called robusta.

Dark Aura Do The Math Enfant Prodige For Jay
Dark Aura $6.00 (Hewitt 96) Robusta. 36". Large, dark red-violet blooms on black-purple stems! Purple foliage in spring!
Do The Math $8.00 (Jill Copeland 08) Complex mix of I. versicolor and I. virginica. Vigorous clump of purple flowers
Enfant Prodige $10.00 (Huber 97) a 'biversata': (versicolor x ensata) x ensata! 40".S. lav-blue; styles white; F. blue-violet, darker halo. Vigorous. 3 branches
For Jay $6.00 (Copeland 03) a robusta. 6- 8 buds. Violet stds, dk violet falls, yellow signal and white halo with purple veins
John Wood Simply Cute Wooly Bully  
John Wood $6.00 (Wood 98) versicolor. Deep red-violet, gold and white signal; stems shaded purple
Simply Cute $20.00 (Copeland, Jill 15) Short biversata of velvety red violet, white styles
Wooly Bully $6.00 (Jill Copeland 06) Robusta. Vigorous blue purple self, lighter standards, gold signal


Louisiana Iris:
  Memories of Melody Michigan Belle Michigan In Dallas Why Fie
Memories of Melody $30.00 (Jill Copeland 16) Long blooming yellow with light yellow standards
Michigan Belle $8.00 (Jill Copeland 07) Nice violet Louisiana iris that does well in our zone 5 climate
Michigan In Dallas $35.00 (Jill Copeland 17) Louisiana Iris. 32" Deep blue purple self, striking yellow signals
Why Fie $35.00 (Jill Copeland 17) Louisiana Iris. 35" Rose violet self with lighter center, white and yellow sunburst signal


Main Catalog Index  
Japanese Iris Siberian Iris Daylilies Hostas
Ensata Gardens catalog