■ (SPEC) 'Shirasagi'
, R. 1992) SPEC (I. laevigata
), 28" (71 cm). Midseason bloom. Falls (6) white with pale yellow ridges; style arms white, pronounced violet center; anthers white with violet spot just below filament; very slight fragrance. In commerce and widely grown in Japan; very similar (if not identical) to 'Yaguruma'
, which was introduced ca. 1910. Iris Pond 1993.
| From AIS Bulletin #289 April 1993 Introducing SHIRASAGI Japanese import registered by Mahan '93). Laevigata, M, 28", 6 falls, white with pale yellow ridges; white style arms with violet centers; white anthers with violet spot just below filament; very slight fragrance. Identified as authentic by A. Horinaka. Widely grown for commerce in japan and very similar to YAGURUMA. $30.00. The Iris Pond.
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