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■(JI) 'Chiyo-No-Haru'

prior to 1980, Hirao

'Chiyo-No-Haru' (Shuichi Hirao by Society for Japanese Irises, R. 1992) JI (3 F.), 39" (100 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards red violet rimmed white; style arms white, veined and blushed red violet; falls white, veined very pale red violet, signal yellow. Parentage unknown. Hirao prior to 1980.

See below:

Photo by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto scanned from the 1993 Ensata Gardens catalogue by Terry LaurinPlease contact Brock Heilman for image use.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_0204-X2_chiyo_no_haru.jpgjpg IMG_0204-X2_chiyo_no_haru.jpg manage 253 K 20 Feb 2016 - 05:22 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
chiyonohanu01.JPGJPG chiyonohanu01.JPG manage 616 K 17 Dec 2017 - 14:07 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
chiyonoharu1.JPGJPG chiyonoharu1.JPG manage 125 K 28 May 2020 - 01:47 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1993 Ensata Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r10 - 01 Dec 2021, Harloiris
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