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■(JI) 'Michio'

1989, Miller

'Michio' (Anna Mae Miller R. 1988) Seedling 79-40-B. JI (6 falls diploid), 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Mid blue-violet (RHS 93C). veined white, white area around yellow signal; white style arms, pale yellow in center. 76-4: ('Friendly Victor' x unknown) X 'Strut And Flourish'. Old Douglas Perennials 1989. Honorable Mention 1991.

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IMG 0283-X2 michio.jpgMichio.JPGmichio01.JPGmichio02.JPGmichio020.JPGMichio1.JPG


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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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_0283-X2_michio.jpgjpg IMG_0283-X2_michio.jpg manage 260 K 20 Feb 2016 - 05:42 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
Michio.JPGJPG Michio.JPG manage 65 K 19 Jun 2013 - 21:43 UnknownUser Photo by Ensata Gardens
Michio1.JPGJPG Michio1.JPG manage 104 K 28 May 2020 - 01:41 UnknownUser Photo scanned from the 1993 Ensata Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
michio01.JPGJPG michio01.JPG manage 80 K 31 Aug 2015 - 21:47 UnknownUser Photo by Harbour Breezes Dayliles & Japanese Iris-Nova Scotia-Canada.
michio02.JPGJPG michio02.JPG manage 926 K 11 Dec 2017 - 04:16 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
michio020.JPGJPG michio020.JPG manage 128 K 25 Dec 2023 - 14:22 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r15 - 29 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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