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Japanese Iris Ice Cream

Japanese Iris Ice Cream

A sweet way to round out a border or garden bed, generous plantings of Ice Cream Japanese Dinnerplate Iris make excellent conversation starters as well as creative and colorful displays. Boasting a massive 6" size, the creamy white blooms have soft blue accents and bright yellow centers. And though they share the same classic flower form as traditional iris ensata, the similarity ends there. That's because Ice Cream's blooms are nearly twice the size of typical garden-variety Japanese cultivars, giving them a leg up in borders, garden beds and cut-flower arrangements. Customers with moist soil sites will love Ice Cream's performance and versatility, too. Plant them near water features or along the edge of a pond. They naturalize nicely, returning yearly with greater vigor and increased bloom.
  • Hardiness Zones 4-9
  • Mature Height 36 - 40 inches
  • Bloom Time June (Early summer)
  • Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
  • Ship AsNO.1 Bare Root
  • Deer Resistant
  • Cut Flower
  • Naturalizes Well

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Botanical Name: Iris ensata 'Ice Cream'

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SKU: #71590
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Product Details

  • Restricted States US:

    AE AK GU HI PR VI
  • Botanical Name:

    Iris ensata 'Ice Cream'
  • Ship As:

    Bare Root
  • Size:

    NO.1
  • Suggested Uses:

    Borders, Bouquets, Cut Flowers, Perennializing, Showy Flowers, Water Garden, Deer Resistant, Attract Pollinator
  • Flower Color:

    Blue, White
  • Flower Form:

    Huge, 6" flowers which open fully and horizontally.
  • Foliage Type:

    Glaucous-green, sword-like fans of stiff upright leaves.
  • Mature Spread:

    24 inches
  • Spacing:

    24 - 30 inches

Growing Tips

  • Planting Instructions:

    Plant with the sprout just below the soil. Firm well and water thoroughly.
  • Soil Moisture:

    Well drained
  • Will Tolerate:

    Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Wet Soil, Sandy Soil
  • Pruning Instructions:

    Remove spent flower stems after blooming.
  • Winter Care:

    Mulch in colder climates.
  • Planting Depth:

    Plant with the sprout just below the soil
  • Watering Requirements:

    Average water needs. Water regularly, do not overwater
  • Fertilization Requirements:

    Once per year
  • Special Care:

    Not needed

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K. van Bourgondien times its shipments from Holland so that bulbs and bareroots arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for each area of North America.
We take advanced orders, and as the crops are harvested, our staff of K. van Bourgondien experts makes an on-the-spot selection of the finest bulbs available to fill those reservations.
We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedules. The type of product you order or the weather may affect the anticipated shipping schedule. Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states. What zone am I in?

Spring 2024 Shipping Schedule

  • Bulbs and Bareroot
    Zones Shipping Dates Last Order Date
    3A-5A 4/29/24 - 6/7/24 6/3/24
    5B 4/8/24 - 6/7/24 6/3/24
    6A 3/25/24 - 6/7/24 6/3/24
    6B 3/11/24 - 6/7/24 6/3/24
    7A 2/26/24 - 6/7/24 6/3/24
    7B-8A 2/19/24 - 5/10/24 5/6/24
    8B-9A 2/12/24 - 5/10/24 5/6/24
    9B-10B 2/5/24 - 5/10/24 5/6/24


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Orders for gift certificates will be shipped immediately.

Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship any plant items from late June through August. General merchandise will be shipped with your plant order.

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