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Iris ensata 'Yezo Nishiki'

5th July 2014

Recorded from 1896 in Tokyo. Introduced by Bertrand Farr in 1912. The name means Brocade of Yezo. Farrs catalogue of 1918 sys:

YEZO-NISHIKI. Very double variety; eight crimson-purple petals, heavily splashed white.

The description doesn't really fit my plant.


  • The American Iris Society Encyclopedia, https://wiki.irises.org