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■(JI) 'Hatsu Kagami'

1966, Hirao

'Hatsu Kagami' (Shuichi Hirao by Society for Japanese Irises, R. 1992) JI (3 falls), 36" (91 cm), Early bloom. Standards pink; falls pink, veined darker, yellow signal. Parentage unknown. Hirao 1966.

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Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris FarmPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto by Cascadia Iris GardensPhoto scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collectionPhoto by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis GardenPhoto by Jean Claude Jacob-Saint-Pol de Leon-France


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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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-04-24
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
HatsuKagami01.jpgjpg HatsuKagami01.jpg manage 88 K 06 Jun 2014 - 18:53 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
hatsu02.JPGJPG hatsu02.JPG manage 735 K 09 Dec 2015 - 03:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
hatsu03.JPGJPG hatsu03.JPG manage 776 K 10 Dec 2017 - 20:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
hatsu030.JPGJPG hatsu030.JPG manage 191 K 23 Dec 2023 - 19:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
hatsukagami1.jpgjpg hatsukagami1.jpg manage 106 K 24 Jul 2019 - 02:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
hatsukagami8.JPGJPG hatsukagami8.JPG manage 95 K 24 Jun 2024 - 01:33 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Saint-Pol de Leon-France
Topic revision: r13 - 24 Jun 2024, TerryLaurin
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