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■(JI) 'Koaozora'

<1920, Unknown

'Koaozora' (Reg. by Chad Harris, R. 2021). JI (6 F.), 48" (122 cm), Early bloom. Style arms mid to dark blue-violet (RHS 93B), fading with age leaving dark bands, crests mid to dark blue-violet, very fine white wire edge on style arms and crests; falls sanded mid blue-violet (RHS 91A), darker wire-thin veins, gold-yellow signal following down veins; Edo style, flared form. Parentage unknown. Unknown in Japan, <1920.

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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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koaozora1.JPGJPG koaozora1.JPG manage 211 K 23 Apr 2022 - 13:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
koaozora10.JPGJPG koaozora10.JPG manage 187 K 24 Apr 2022 - 22:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
koaozora11.JPGJPG koaozora11.JPG manage 290 K 24 Apr 2022 - 22:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Topic revision: r5 - 24 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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