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■(JI) 'Hekigyoku'

1995, Kamo

'Hekigyoku' ('Kamo Nursery', 1995,). Not registered. JI. 6F. 24" (60 cm). Blue. Parent of 'Neptune's Trident'.

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Description from Kamo Nursery website: Edo system middle crests The most bluish blue blooming six hexamorphoses flowers. The flower diameter is about 16 cm in the middle ring. In the progeny of "Huo Feng", the flower is even more blue, and it is said to be "the Mikawa Hachihashi", which is the closest to blue among the iris. The color starts dark at the beginning of bloom, and it gets thinner on the third day, but it still does not contain purple. It is a flower with a distinctive blueness that is different from other varieties so that it can be recognized as this breed even from afar. The plant height is a little low, it is about 60 cm or so. For the Blue Feng type, the breeding is quite good. Flowers are rather small, flower form is also one, but overall it is highly evaluated. In 1995, Kamo iris garden garden work.


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.

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