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■(JI) 'Crown Imperial'

2001, Bauer/Coble

'Crown Imperial' (Bob Bauer and John Coble, R. 2001) Seedling J95N-1. JI (6 F.), 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Falls very light (near-white) ground, fine blue veins extending from narrow blue halo surrounding yellow signal; style arms deep blue, tipped lighter blue; ruffled. Seedling J92LL-1: (seedling J89F-3: (('Lace Ruff' x 'Peloponnesus') x 'Hagoromo') x 'Foreign Intrigue') X seedling J92V-2: ('Seafury' x seedling J89W-1: ((seedling J80A-9, unknown, x seedling J82A-7: 'Prairie Chief' x unknown)) x 'Hagoromo')). Ensata 2001. Honorable Mention 2006.

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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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Topic revision: r14 - 15 Apr 2022, Harloiris
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