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(JI) 'Howokan'

1931, Horikiri-En

'Howokan' ( Horikiri-En Nursery, R. 1931) JI. Single. Color Class-4RM.

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From Fairmount Gardens catalog, 1942: HOWOKAN (Horik. 1931) Sgl. An extremely tall white, heavily brushed and dotted with rose pink. A lovely frosted pink of great beauty. $2.00
From Marx Gardens catalog, 1955: HOWOKAN (Admired Phoenix) Each $1.50. Among the daintiest of all the Japanese Iris. Falls are white but so completely sanded rosy crimson that the color from a distance is bright red. The upright standards are vivid red purple. Outstanding.
From Flowerfield Bulb Farms catalog 1956: HOWAKAN (Sakata). Dappled, streaked, and finely veined with red over a white ground, with a fine line of white at the edges, this lovely single flower appears soft rose in color. The red-plum colored standards are very small, whereas the white styles and crest are large and prominent. Very early blooming, in compauv with Hatsu Shima, it also is a free bud producer. Each $3.00, Three $6.00, Doz. $18.00.

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