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■(JI) 'Magic Enchantment'

2006, James

'Magic Enchantment' (Ronald James, R. 2006). Seedling 0022008. JI (6 F.), 32-35" (81-89 cm), Early midseason bloom. White background veined dark purple in varying amounts, yellow signal surrounded by short dark purple rays; style arms purple tipped white; slight sweet fragrance. 'Epimetheus' X 'Shingo'.

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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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IMG_2570-X2_magic_enchantment.jpgjpg IMG_2570-X2_magic_enchantment.jpg manage 369 K 20 Feb 2016 - 05:57 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
magicenchantment.JPGJPG magicenchantment.JPG manage 42 K 23 Aug 2012 - 16:29 UnknownUser Photo by Kate Brewitt-Aurora Borealis Iris Garden USDA z5a
Topic revision: r10 - 22 Apr 2021, Harloiris
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