■ (JI) 'Koki-No-Iro'

1997, Society for Japanese Irises

'Koki-No-Iro' ( 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. See below:

flowerfield1955KokiNoIro.jpg

References:

1955 Flowerfield catalog notes "KOKI NO IRO. Rich royal purple; a double flower of enormous size with large white styles tipped with purple, often accessory style branches are large enough to form another row of petals, making it triple form. Tall and imposing, it is a splendid companion plant to Betty F. Holmes as it blooms at the same time. Each $1.50, Three $4.25"

Observations:

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-25
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