(JI) 'Ake Narumi'
'Ake Narumi' Toyokazu Ichie
by Society for Japanese Irises, R. 1995) JI (3 F.), 35" (90 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms medium violet, silvery edge; Falls deep to medium violet, veined deeper over silvery ground, distinct silver edge. Parentage unknown. Introduced in Japan 1980.
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Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some Japanese cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
| Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
| Water: Prefers well drained but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Needs swampy conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
| PH Prefers Acid solis 6.1 to 7.0, intolerant of limy soils
| Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.
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