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■(JI) 'Ogi-No-Mato'

1995, Ichie

'Ogi-No-Mato' (Toyokazu Ichie by Society for Japanese Irises, R. 1995) JI (3 Falls), 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards white, edged violet blue (RHS 93B); style arms white, edged violet, tufted; Falls light violet blue (94B/C) with clean white lines, signal rich yellow (13B). Parentage unknown. Introduced in Japan circa 1984.

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From AIS Bulletin #305 April 1997 Introducing OGI-NO-MATO (Target Fan) Ichie 1984: Diploid, 3 falls, midseason. 36" stalks carry lovely 7" arching blooms. Falls are close to true blue (96C) at center blending to violet-blue at the edges and distingUished by prominent white lines radiating to the edges. Dark edged light bluish standards and white styles tufted light blue complete the charming picture. Nicely branched. (Mai Ogi x Hana-no-Kaze). $30.00. Eartheart Gardens.


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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Topic revision: r7 - 03 Sep 2023, Harloiris
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