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■(JI) 'Katsurao'

cc.1930, Unknown

'Katsurao' (Reg. by Chad Harris, R. 2021). JI (3 F.), 32" (81 cm), Early bloom. Standards white; style arms pale cream-yellow, crests white; falls very pale blue-violet quickly fading to white, gold-yellow signal, central dart into petal; Ise style, pendant form. Parentage unknown. Japan, <1930. Two iris with same name in 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.

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katsurao1.JPGJPG katsurao1.JPG manage 203 K 22 Apr 2022 - 14:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
katsurao10.JPGJPG katsurao10.JPG manage 144 K 22 Apr 2022 - 14:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
katsurao11.JPGJPG katsurao11.JPG manage 283 K 22 Apr 2022 - 14:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
katsurao12.JPGJPG katsurao12.JPG manage 142 K 24 Apr 2022 - 22:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Topic revision: r5 - 24 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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