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■(JI) 'Chitose Hime'

1968, Ishiyama

'Chitose Hime' (Teikichi Ishiyama by Society for Japanese Irises, R. 1993) JI (3 Falls), 23" (60 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards dark violet (RHS 86A); style arms dark violet, forming a cup; Falls bright violet (83C) with darker halo, yellow signal. Parentage unknown. Ishiyama 1968.

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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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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-18
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chitose.JPGJPG chitose.JPG manage 111 K 07 Jun 2019 - 23:17 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the Carol Lankow slide collection
chitoseBH.jpgjpg chitoseBH.jpg manage 15 K 08 Jun 2019 - 14:24 Main.Betsy881 Detail of Lankow photo
chitosehime02.JPGJPG chitosehime02.JPG manage 78 K 03 Mar 2020 - 13:41 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the A.H. Fischer slide collection
Topic revision: r9 - 25 Mar 2022, TLaurin
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