Big Mirror Iris (Pseudata Iris 'Okagami' Japanese Bog Iris
Big Mirror Iris is a stunning, linen-white iris with dark-purple 'eyelash' patterns as well as intricate, dark-purple veining throughout the petals. Big Mirror Iris has golden-yellow signals and lighter yellow style arms which are elegant complements to this striking, Japanese Iris! Big Mirror Iris blooms in early to late spring and once it blooms--it continues to bloom for three weeks.
Height Grows to 35 inches tall
Width 12 inch spread
Sunlight Requirements Prefers full sun and blooms best in full sun but will tolerate part shade
Moisture Requirements Moist soil or shallow water above the roots
Bloom Blooms in early or late spring
Zone Hardy in Zones 4 - 12
Plant your Big Mirror Iris in moist loam soil in your terrestrial garden or in containers using loam soil for your water garden. Allow an inch or two of water above the roots when placing your Big Mirror Iris in your pond. Iris are a great choice for water filtration, removing heavy metals as well as extra nutrients in the pond water. Iris may be used for bog filters as well. Fertilize your Big Mirror Iris once each month throughout the growing season with a slow release fertilizer like Waterlily World Fertilizer Tabs.
*Extra Large Fabric Planting Containers are the perfect choice for larger, marginal plants in the pond.
*Waterlily World Fertilizer Tabs are great for almost all of your aquatic pond plants.