■(JI) 'Cascade Rain'
, R. 2007) Seedling 02JH1. JI (3 F.), 40" (102 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards white sharply edged purple (RHS 86A), lightly stippled same; style arms white edged light blue-violet (93D), large upright crest washed same blue-violet; falls white ground heavily stippled blue violet (89B), blue violet wash covering ¾ of petal intensifying to sharp ¼? blue violet edge, yellow green (2A) signal. 'Hekiun'
X 'Peacock Strut'
. Aitken, Mt. Pleasant 2008. Honorable Mention 2011
, Award of Merit 2015
, Payne Medal 2019
| From Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm catalog 2018: Cascade Rain (Harris '08) 40", M, 3F, S: white edged red violet, F; white ground heavily freckled and washed bright blue, 1 branch, 3 buds. $10.00.
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.
-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
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