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■(JI) 'Flashing Koi'

1978, Marx

'Flashing Koi' (Walter Marx, R. 1978) JI (6 petal), 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. White, feathered crimson-red in center; yellow signal. 'Gay Gallant' X unknown. Melrose Gardens 1978. Honorable Mention 1982.

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From AIS Bulletin #229, Spring 1978 Introducing FLASHING KOI-6 petals. White with vivid crimson-red feathers. $25.00 Net. Melrose Gardens.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BHP_2068-X2_flashing_koi.jpgjpg BHP_2068-X2_flashing_koi.jpg manage 273 K 20 Feb 2016 - 04:37 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
FlashingKoi2.jpgjpg FlashingKoi2.jpg manage 108 K 31 Oct 2016 - 13:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pilmore Gardens
FlashingKoi3.jpgjpg FlashingKoi3.jpg manage 179 K 31 Oct 2016 - 13:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Pilmore Gardens
Flashingkoi.JPGJPG Flashingkoi.JPG manage 66 K 19 Jun 2013 - 18:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
FlashngKoi01.jpgjpg FlashngKoi01.jpg manage 75 K 07 Sep 2014 - 17:14 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
FlashngKoi02.jpgjpg FlashngKoi02.jpg manage 82 K 07 Sep 2014 - 17:15 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
FlashngKoi03.jpgjpg FlashngKoi03.jpg manage 87 K 07 Sep 2014 - 17:17 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the John Weiler slide collection
P605001301.JPGJPG P605001301.JPG manage 909 K 06 Jun 2017 - 11:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kathy Braaten-blooming in Grass Valley,CA
flashing01.JPGJPG flashing01.JPG manage 207 K 17 Feb 2016 - 04:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
flashingkoi01.jpgjpg flashingkoi01.jpg manage 92 K 14 Aug 2014 - 15:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Carol Warner-Draycott Gardens
flashingkoi02.JPGJPG flashingkoi02.JPG manage 95 K 31 Aug 2015 - 20:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
flashingkoi03.JPGJPG flashingkoi03.JPG manage 826 K 09 Dec 2017 - 21:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
flashingkoi030.JPGJPG flashingkoi030.JPG manage 174 K 22 Dec 2023 - 21:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
flashingkoi04.jpgjpg flashingkoi04.jpg manage 230 K 28 Jun 2020 - 01:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
flashingkoi1.jpgjpg flashingkoi1.jpg manage 118 K 24 Jul 2019 - 01:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
Topic revision: r26 - 29 Dec 2023, Harloiris
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