■ (JI) 'Koki-No-Iro'
1997, Society for Japanese Irises
( Society for Japanese Irises
, R. 1997) JI (6 F.), 35" (90 cm), Midseason bloom. Red violet, yellow signal, extra petaloids often present; style arms white, red violet crests. Parentage and hybridizer unknown. Introduced in Japan prior to 1920.
| From Flowerfield Bulb Farms catalog 1956: KOKI-NO-IRO. Unusual Color or Color of kimona worn by a Japanese gentleman on his seventieth birthday. Classic variety. Deep blue-purple with a small white zone from which radiates the almost invisible white veins. Style columns are white. The style branches of blue-purple are as large as the standards, forming an almost triple flower. Early midseason bloom. Tall growing. Each $3.00. Three $6.00. Doz. $18.00.
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