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■(JI) 'Beni Tsubaki'

1970, Hirao

'Beni Tsubaki' (Shuichi Hirao by Society for Japanese Irises, R. 1993) JI (6 F.), 27" (70 cm), Midseason bloom. Rose violet deepening toward center, white pencil veining, yellow signal; style arms white. Parentage unknown. Hirao 1970.

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Photo by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Tranquil Lake NurseryPhoto by Sans Souci NurseryPhoto scanned from the 1995 Ensata Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-17
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BeniTsubaki01.jpgjpg BeniTsubaki01.jpg manage 31 K 25 Nov 2013 - 16:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Sans Souci Nursery
beni02.JPGJPG beni02.JPG manage 848 K 09 Dec 2017 - 03:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
benit01.JPGJPG benit01.JPG manage 65 K 16 Feb 2016 - 22:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
benitsubaki1.JPGJPG benitsubaki1.JPG manage 144 K 28 May 2020 - 15:29 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1995 Ensata Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r10 - 25 Mar 2022, BobPries
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