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■(JI) 'Chidori'

1956, Hirao

'Chidori' (Shuichi Hirao by Society for Japanese Irises, R. 1993) JI (9 to 12 falls), 39" (100 cm), Midseason bloom. White with light lilac blue central brushing; very drooping foliage. Parentage unknown. Hirao 1956.

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Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies   Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-CanadaPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensAitken

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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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 - 2010-04-18
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
chidori01.JPGJPG chidori01.JPG manage 92 K 31 Aug 2015 - 03:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
chidori02.JPGJPG chidori02.JPG manage 665 K 09 Dec 2017 - 13:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
chidori03.JPGJPG chidori03.JPG manage 768 K 09 Dec 2017 - 13:29 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
chidori030.JPGJPG chidori030.JPG manage 133 K 22 Dec 2023 - 16:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
chidori031.JPGJPG chidori031.JPG manage 122 K 22 Dec 2023 - 16:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
chidori032.JPGJPG chidori032.JPG manage 166 K 22 Dec 2023 - 16:10 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
chidori1.jpgjpg chidori1.jpg manage 21 K 14 Mar 2013 - 23:02 TerryLaurin Aitken's Salmon Creek Iris Garden
Topic revision: r12 - 29 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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