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■ (JI) 'Koki-No-Iro'

1997, Society for Japanese Irises

'Koki-No-Iro' ( Society for Japanese Irises, R. 1997) JI (6 F.), 35" (90 cm), Midseason bloom. Red violet, yellow signal, extra petaloids often present; style arms white, red violet crests. Parentage and hybridizer unknown. Introduced in Japan prior to 1920.

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From Flowerfield Bulb Farms catalog 1956: KOKI-NO-IRO. Unusual Color or Color of kimona worn by a Japanese gentleman on his seventieth birthday. Classic variety. Deep blue-purple with a small white zone from which radiates the almost invisible white veins. Style columns are white. The style branches of blue-purple are as large as the standards, forming an almost triple flower. Early midseason bloom. Tall growing. Each $3.00. Three $6.00. Doz. $18.00.


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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
flowerfield1955KokiNoIro.jpgjpg flowerfield1955KokiNoIro.jpg manage 68 K 30 Nov 2016 - 14:33 BobPries From 1955 Flowerfield catalag
kokinoiro1.JPGJPG kokinoiro1.JPG manage 89 K 22 Apr 2020 - 19:27 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1939-Robert Wayman-Rare Irises & Peonies catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r8 - 22 Apr 2020, TLaurin
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