To anyone coming to this post without realization of what the title refers to, it is a type of flower.
However, I am not a horticulturist, as much as I may wish that I had the land and means to pursue this worthy activity. Thus, I refer you to these following related references — you may find one or more of them to be of interest, and even value. And since the second reference below is to an earlier post that I did on the same flower, I will endeavor to avoid duplicating references that it already contained:
Japanese Iris. Several winters ago, I spent many hours looking at Van Bourgondien’s catalog. Images of a Freckled Geisha iris captivated me. One was ordered but it was two or three years before it flowered. Six white falls …
Publish Date: 06/23/2012 17:14
A post offering references to this rather unusual Iris flower.
Publish Date: 08/17/2010 15:35
Iris ensata ‘Freckled Geisha‘; Iris ensata (kaempferi); Iris laevigata snowdrift; Iris louisiana ‘Black Gamecock’; Iris louisiana ‘Bold Pretender’ – stunning; Iris pseudacorus; Iris pseudacorus flore pleno; Iris pseudacorus variegata …
Publish Date: 05/10/2013 6:18
Just planted some more Iris ensata (Japanese Iris): “Freckled Geisha” and “Shogun”, in the front garden near to the other Iris ensata. They like their feet to be wet, which makes them perfectly-beautiful for the front, which is …
Publish Date: 10/09/2009 15:33
Our 2008 order from Van Bourgondien included Iris ensata “Freckled Geisha“. The next year the robust plant sent up one flower stalk. and the blooms were incredibly beautiful. This past summer several flowering stalks …
Publish Date: 01/30/2011 12:54
During the 1930’s and .1940’s, there was a sharp decline in the popularity of Japanese irises in the United States, especially during the period of WW II. One of the few nurseries on the West Coast that continued … 2002 – Terry Aitken Electric Glow, ‘Picottee Princess’ 2001 – Lorena Reid Picottee Princess, ‘Bellender Blues’ 2000 – Bob Bauer & John Coble Bellender Blue, ‘Geisha Obi’ 1999 – L. Rich Geisha Obi. ‘Butterflies In Flight’ 1998 – Terry Aitken Butterflies In Flight …
Publish Date: 09/19/2013 0:00
The Iris Ensata Freckled Geisha, ‘Iris Ensata’, exhibits impressive ruffled white flowers with six falls, generously speckled with red-violet markings and distinct red-violet edging. Grow them in any good acid, humus rich soil in …
Publish Date: 06/18/2008 1:45