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■(JI) 'Ming Xia'

2023, Hybridizer

'Ming Xia' (Wenji Xu and Shanling Bao, R. 2023) Seedling #HZ-4, JI (3 falls diploid), 27.8" (70.5 cm), Early bloom, late May to early June. Standards deep purplish pink (RHS 73A); Style arms strong reddish purple (RHS NN74A), divided into three independent petaloid branches; falls deep purplish pink (RHS 73A), brilliant yellow (RHS 13C) spots in center, yellow signal; beardless; absent fragrance. Unknown parentage.

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Photo by Wwenji Xu-Shenyang Agricultural University-Liaoning-China


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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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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Topic revision: r6 - 08 Sep 2023, Harloiris
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