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■(JI) 'Blushing Crimson'

1995, Rich

'Blushing Crimson' (Lois Rich by Ensata Gardens, R/ 1995) Seedling K72-3F. JI (6 falls), height 36" (92 cm), Midseason bloom. White halo, rays and edges, areas between rays sanded dark rose (RHS 80A), lightening toward edge; signals yellow; style arms pure white, crests large. Parentage unknown. Ensata Gardens 1995.

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Awaiting original catalog description


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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BlushingCrimson01.JPGJPG BlushingCrimson01.JPG manage 158 K 28 May 2020 - 15:25 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1995 Ensata Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
BlushingCrimson02.JPGJPG BlushingCrimson02.JPG manage 97 K 30 Apr 2014 - 15:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
IMG_0149-X2_blushing_crimson.jpgjpg IMG_0149-X2_blushing_crimson.jpg manage 162 K 20 Feb 2016 - 05:21 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
blushingcrimson01.JPGJPG blushingcrimson01.JPG manage 137 K 31 Aug 2015 - 03:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
blushingcrimson08aji.jpgjpg blushingcrimson08aji.jpg manage 64 K 13 Mar 2010 - 17:12 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
blushingcrimson5.JPGJPG blushingcrimson5.JPG manage 174 K 20 Dec 2023 - 19:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
blushingcrimson50.JPGJPG blushingcrimson50.JPG manage 161 K 20 Dec 2023 - 19:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r12 - 20 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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