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■(JI) 'Kagurajishi'

1929, Nishida

'Kagurajishi' (Nobutsume Nishida by Chad Harris, R. 2021). JI (9 F.), 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom. Solid dark purple (RHS 77A) self, style arms purple, white central line; gold-yellow signal; Higo style, semi-flared form. Parentage unknown. Japan, 1929. Updated from 1939 checklist.

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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
kagurajishi1 (2).jpgjpg kagurajishi1 (2).jpg manage 54 K 22 Apr 2022 - 17:27 Main.Harloiris Detail of Chad Harris photo
kagurajishi1.JPGJPG kagurajishi1.JPG manage 356 K 22 Apr 2022 - 14:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kagurajishi11.JPGJPG kagurajishi11.JPG manage 234 K 24 Apr 2022 - 22:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Topic revision: r5 - 24 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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