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■ (JI) 'Kumo-Isho'

?, Yokohama

'Kumo-Isho' (Yokohama Nursery) JI. Double. Color Class-6.

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From Yokohama Nursery catalog, 1909: Kumo-isho. Vinous purple margined gray, yellow blotches surrounded with velvety crimson halo radiating into the petals in feathers and pencillings, petaloid stigmas dark violet, 6 petals.
From Farr's catalog, 1917: KUMO-ISHO (syn. Gypsy). Six large petals; with a gold blotch surrounded by a dark maroon halo, radiating into deep lines and penciling to a gray border. This brilliantly colored variety, which was in my original collection, was lost, and it has taken me nine years to secure enough plants to be able to offer it again; stock limited. 75 cts.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
kumoisho1-17.jpgjpg kumoisho1-17.jpg manage 259 K 27 Aug 2017 - 06:34 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser, taken at Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kumoisho1.jpgjpg kumoisho1.jpg manage 99 K 06 Jul 2020 - 10:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kumoisho10.jpgjpg kumoisho10.jpg manage 173 K 01 Mar 2022 - 15:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Topic revision: r11 - 01 Aug 2022, Harloiris
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