The flowers ofÂ Iris ensata Rose Queen are a lovely rose pink with a yellow throat. The leaves are sword shaped and the flowers are held on stiff upright stems. As well as being a delightful addition to the garden iris Rose Queen also provides beautiful cut flowers . Thrives in wet soil and at the waters edge but prefers the crown above the water.
Flowers June – July
Ultimate height 50-100cm (20-39in)
Ultimate spread 10-50cm (4-20in)
Sometimes sold as a laevigata iris but it does not thrive in more than 1″ of water.