( Hiroshi Shimizu
by Carol Warner, R. 2005). SPEC-X (Pseudata)
; height 44" (112 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards creamy white, slight lavender edge, very small; style arms creamy light yellow; Falls lavender veined and netted deeper lavender, narrow purple edge, signal bright lemon yellow, very dark purple eyelash pattern. 'Gubijin'
X unknown. Draycott 2005. Translation: "Moonlit Field'. Honorable Mention 2010.
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| From Draycott Gardens catalog, 2016: TSUKIYONO(Hiroshi Shimizu, 2005) 44" M. TSUKIYONO is a wonderful garden specimen, lavender with purple eyelash markings and a narrow purple rim. The style arms are cream and the signal is bright yellow. The well-branched stalks are very tall and carry at least 9 buds. The plant is vigorous, increases rapidly and has nice green foliage. Some foliage may crinkle slightly. The name means “The Moonlight Field”. $10.00
| This is a good pseudata for the South. It blooms early enough to beat most of the heat and is a great increaser. It is the best of this type that I grow. -- WalterMoores - 28 Jan 2010
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