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■(JI) 'Shining Prince'

1992, Hirao

'Shining Prince' (Shuichi Hirao by Society for Japanese Irises, R. 1991) Sdlg. SH-24. JI (6 F.), 37" (94 cm), Midseason bloom. Deep violet (RHS 86A), blue halo and white veins washed blue, yellow signal; style arms white. Parentage unknown. Society for Japanese Irises 1992.

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From AIS Bulletin #289 April 1993 Introducing SHINING PRINCE (Hirao '92). Sdlg. SH-24, Japanese, M, 37", 6 falls. In Japanese classical literature the "shining prince" is Genji, hero of Lady Murasaki's The Tale of Genji. Only an iris of grandeur and great beauty could bear such a name! Deep violet color with shining blue halo and white veins "washed" blue. White styles for additional contrast. $30.00. The Iris Pond.

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Topic revision: r14 - 04 Jul 2019, TLaurin
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