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■(JI) 'Renjo-No-Tama'

1992, Shoo

'Renjo-No-Tama' ( Society for Japanese Irises, R. 1992) JI (6 F.), 31" (80 cm), Midseason late bloom. Lilac, white center and veining, yellow signals. 19th Century historic cultivar believed hybridized by Matsudaira Shoo. Incorrectly marked as obsolete in 1939 Check List. Parentage unknown.

(Registered by Chad Harris, R. 2022) JI (6 F.), 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom. Style arms white, crests lightly edged lilac; falls pastel lilac (RHS 85B), large white center blaze and rays, large gold signal spiking down veins, green cast in throat; Edo style, flaring form. Parentage unknown. Matsudaira Shōō in Japan, <1856.

NOTE: 1939 Check List shows: Double; Color Class-3RL; Kotaka-En 1774-1857. Translation: Precious Gem. (marked Obsolete).

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From Farr's catalog, 1912: Very double, frilled petals, white center, with a very wide border of pale lavender.
Also listed in Sam Burchfiekd 1925 catalog "Renjo-No-Tama. …(6) Frilled petals, white center with a very wide border of pale lavender,$ 1.00" .

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Renjo-No-Tama9.jpgjpg Renjo-No-Tama9.jpg manage 174 K 01 Mar 2022 - 15:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Renjo-No-Tama90.JPGJPG Renjo-No-Tama90.JPG manage 146 K 16 Jan 2023 - 16:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Renjo-No-Tama91.JPGJPG Renjo-No-Tama91.JPG manage 306 K 16 Jan 2023 - 18:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Topic revision: r21 - 16 Jan 2023, TLaurin
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