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■(JI) 'Hougyoku'

cc.940, Unknown

'Hougyoku' (Reg. by Chad Harris, R. 2021). JI (3 F.), 30" (76 cm), Early bloom. Standards pastel red-violet (RHS 84A); style arms mid red-violet with blue undertones, crests pastel baby blue (RHS 94C), feathered/toothed; falls pastel baby blue fading to a white rim at edge, gold signal with a strong central point; Ise style, pendant form, crepe texture, 2n=25 aneuploid. Parentage unknown. unknown in Japan, <1940.

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hougyoku1 (2).jpghougyoku1.JPGhougyoku10.JPGhougyoku11.JPG


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
hougyoku1 (2).jpgjpg hougyoku1 (2).jpg manage 53 K 22 Apr 2022 - 17:38 Main.Harloiris Detail of Chad Harris photo
hougyoku1.JPGJPG hougyoku1.JPG manage 246 K 22 Apr 2022 - 13:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
hougyoku10.JPGJPG hougyoku10.JPG manage 148 K 23 Apr 2022 - 13:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
hougyoku11.JPGJPG hougyoku11.JPG manage 145 K 23 Apr 2022 - 13:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Topic revision: r6 - 23 Apr 2022, BrewItt
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