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■(JI) 'Shuchūka'

2022, Shöö

'Shuchūka' (Registered by Chad Harris, R. 2022) JI (6 F.), 30" (76 cm), Late bloom. Style arms white, crests white, edged light red-violet (RHS 77D); falls white edged mid red-violet (77A), yellow signal following veins, green tint at throat; Edo style, flaring form. Parentage unknown. Probably Matsudaira Shöö, before 1856.

See below:
Matsudaira-Shōō-prbly-byChad-Harris Shuchūka-(Flower-In-Wine) Bloom JI inJapan-prior1856 Reg1939-(2021) photoChad-Harris.JPGMatsudaira-Shōō-prbly-byChad-Harris Shuchūka-(Flower-In-Wine) BloomTop JI inJapan-prior1856 Reg1939-(2021) photoChad-Harris.JPGMatsudaira-Shōō-prbly-byChad-Harris Shuchūka-(Flower-In-Wine) Clump JI inJapan-prior1856 Reg1939-(2021) photoChad-Harris.JPGshuchuk5.JPGshuchuk50.JPGshuchuk51.JPGshuchuka9.JPG


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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Matsudaira-Shōō-prbly-byChad-Harris_Shuchūka-(Flower-In-Wine)_BloomTop_JI_inJapan-prior1856_Reg1939-(2021)_photoChad-Harris.JPGJPG Matsudaira-Shōō-prbly-byChad-Harris_Shuchūka-(Flower-In-Wine)_BloomTop_JI_inJapan-prior1856_Reg1939-(2021)_photoChad-Harris.JPG manage 3 MB 25 Dec 2022 - 23:03 JeanRichter  
Matsudaira-Shōō-prbly-byChad-Harris_Shuchūka-(Flower-In-Wine)_Bloom_JI_inJapan-prior1856_Reg1939-(2021)_photoChad-Harris.JPGJPG Matsudaira-Shōō-prbly-byChad-Harris_Shuchūka-(Flower-In-Wine)_Bloom_JI_inJapan-prior1856_Reg1939-(2021)_photoChad-Harris.JPG manage 4 MB 25 Dec 2022 - 23:03 JeanRichter  
Matsudaira-Shōō-prbly-byChad-Harris_Shuchūka-(Flower-In-Wine)_Clump_JI_inJapan-prior1856_Reg1939-(2021)_photoChad-Harris.JPGJPG Matsudaira-Shōō-prbly-byChad-Harris_Shuchūka-(Flower-In-Wine)_Clump_JI_inJapan-prior1856_Reg1939-(2021)_photoChad-Harris.JPG manage 2 MB 25 Dec 2022 - 23:04 JeanRichter  
shuchuk5.JPGJPG shuchuk5.JPG manage 173 K 26 Jun 2023 - 02:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
shuchuk50.JPGJPG shuchuk50.JPG manage 277 K 26 Jun 2023 - 02:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
shuchuk51.JPGJPG shuchuk51.JPG manage 248 K 26 Jun 2023 - 02:12 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jeff Bennett-Dry Creek Garden
shuchuka9.JPGJPG shuchuka9.JPG manage 171 K 16 Jan 2023 - 19:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Topic revision: r9 - 06 Jul 2023, TLaurin
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