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■(JI) 'Akina'

2020, Tasquier

'Akina' (Loïc Tasquier, R. 2020). Seedling E983B, sibling to 'Imako'. JI, 25.5" (65 cm), Midseason bloom. Style arms creme, thin light pink-violet border on side and top of crest; falls 6 pieces, pink-violet, thinly veined green acid yellow signal blending into small white zone that radiates into the pink-violet. 'Rose Queen' X 'Light At Dawn'.

See below:
Photo Loïc Tasquier, The Netherlands


See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°170, 2020, p. 46.
sibling to 'Yuki Wa Furu'.



Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Needs swampy conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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akina.jpgjpg akina.jpg manage 217 K 05 Nov 2020 - 06:39 AlainFranco Photo Loïc Tasquier, The Netherlands
Topic revision: r6 - 27 Oct 2023, AlainFranco
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