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■(JI) 'Aki-No-Nishiki'

prior to 1890, Hayashi

'Aki-No-Nishiki' (Isaburo Hayashi, by Society for Japanese Irises, R. 1995) JI (3 F.), 36" (90 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms white, edged deep red violet; falls deep red violet, prominent white halo and veins; drooping form. (Reinstatement of variety marked as obsolete in 1939 Check List.). Parentage unknown. Introduced in Japan prior to 1890.

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Awaiting original catalog description


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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Aki-No-Nishiki9.jpgjpg Aki-No-Nishiki9.jpg manage 133 K 01 Mar 2022 - 14:52 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Aki-No-Nishiki90.JPGJPG Aki-No-Nishiki90.JPG manage 360 K 16 Jan 2023 - 15:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
aki-no-nishiki1-17.jpgjpg aki-no-nishiki1-17.jpg manage 231 K 27 Aug 2017 - 05:36 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser, taken at Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Topic revision: r10 - 16 Jan 2023, TLaurin
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