Photo Courtesy of Darwin Perennials

Iris ensata Electric Rays (Japanese Iris)

This perennial features large, vibrant violet blue flowers with small yellow signals, bright contrasting veining, and ruffled edges that bloom on tall slender stalks with narrow, sword-shaped green leaves. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring-early summer
2.5-3 ft tall x 1.5-2 ft spread
HARDY to -30°F (-34.4°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant


Zone Zone 4
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate to Consistent Moisture