Common Name: Japanese IrisScientific Name Genus: IrisFamily Name: IridaceaeIdentification NotesGrowth Habitabout 2 feet tall. Leavessword-shaped, with prominent midrib. Flowerswide and flat about 6 inches. Falls are large, elliptic to ovate and beardless; standards are short, narrowly oblanceolate. Colors are white to blue, purple, reddish-purple, or lavender-pink. Landscape Usesmasses; specimen; moist conditions.