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■(JI) 'Ink On Ice'

1994, Aitken

'Ink On Ice' ( J. Terry Aitken, R. 1994) Sdlg. 88J23. JI (6 falls), 33" (84 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards white with irregular blotches of purple; style arms cream, edged light violet; Falls white, flushed light violet near edge. (T. Hill seedling 81-J-10 x 'Izu-no-Umi') X sibling. Aitken's Salmon Creek 1994. Honorable Mention 1997; Award of Merit 1999.

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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 - 2010-04-24
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IMG_0263-X2_ink_on_ice.jpgjpg IMG_0263-X2_ink_on_ice.jpg manage 241 K 20 Feb 2016 - 05:40 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
inkonice01.JPGJPG inkonice01.JPG manage 719 K 10 Dec 2017 - 21:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
inkonice010.JPGJPG inkonice010.JPG manage 142 K 23 Dec 2023 - 19:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
inkonice1.JPGJPG inkonice1.JPG manage 27 K 20 Mar 2013 - 01:24 Main.TLaurin Wildwood Gardens
Topic revision: r17 - 29 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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