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■(JI) 'Warabe-Uta'

1996, Ichie

'Warabe-Uta' (Toyokazu Ichie by Currier McEwen, R. 1996) Seedling 8A-123. JI (3 falls), 36" (90 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards white, edged violet purple (RHS 77A); style arms white with light pinkish purple tufts; falls white center blending to violet purple at outer 3/4", signal rich aureolin yellow (12A); small flower type. HO-6, involving small flowered seedlings, X NAGA #14, from seedling at Nagai Ayame Park. Introduced in Japan prior to 1996.

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From AIS Bulletin #305 April 1997 Introducing WARABE-UTA (Child's Song) Ichie 8A-123, 1992: Diploid, 3 falls, small flower type, early to late mid season, height 36" Falls have white centers' blending to dark red-purple (77A) at outer 3/4". Standards are white with dark purple edging. Styles also white with purple tufts. The 4-1/2" arching flowers literally cover the plant for a long period of bloom. Well branched and Vigorous. (HO-6 from small flowered seedlings x Naga #14 from seedlings at Nagai Ayame Park). $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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Warabe-Uta-01_copy.jpgjpg Warabe-Uta-01_copy.jpg manage 219 K 09 Jul 2013 - 16:07 Main.eclayne  
warabe01.JPGJPG warabe01.JPG manage 115 K 06 Sep 2017 - 02:36 UnknownUser Photo by Shari Lee-Eastsound,WA.
warabeuta.jpgjpg warabeuta.jpg manage 210 K 15 Jun 2018 - 19:30 UnknownUser Photo by Eartheart Gardens
warabeuta01.JPGJPG warabeuta01.JPG manage 911 K 14 Dec 2017 - 20:13 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
warabeuta010.JPGJPG warabeuta010.JPG manage 159 K 26 Dec 2023 - 15:46 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
warabeuta011.JPGJPG warabeuta011.JPG manage 156 K 26 Dec 2023 - 15:46 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
warabeuta012.JPGJPG warabeuta012.JPG manage 233 K 26 Dec 2023 - 15:46 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
warabeuta02.JPGJPG warabeuta02.JPG manage 763 K 13 Dec 2017 - 03:02 UnknownUser Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
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