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■(JI) 'Kimono Silk'

2008, Bauer/Coble

'Kimono Silk' (Bob Bauer and John Coble, R. 2008) Seedling J01A-4. JI (6 falls), 40" (102 cm). Midseason bloom. Falls white, central dusting of bright blue between the white rays, yellow signal; style arms pure white, crests same. 'Lake Effect' X 'Frosted Pyramid'. Ensata 2008. Honorable Mention 2012, Award of Merit 2016, Payne Medal 2018.

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IMG 9360-X2 kimono silk.jpgKimonoSilk01.jpgkimonosilk01.JPGkimonosilk010.JPGkimonosilk02.JPGkimonosilk2.JPG


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
IMG_9360-X2_kimono_silk.jpgjpg IMG_9360-X2_kimono_silk.jpg manage 179 K 17 Feb 2016 - 06:14 BrockHeilman Please contact Brock Heilman for image use.
KimonoSilk01.jpgjpg KimonoSilk01.jpg manage 147 K 14 Dec 2015 - 22:02 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Daylilies & Japanese Iris-Head of Jeddore-Nova Scotia-Canada
kimonosilk01.JPGJPG kimonosilk01.JPG manage 921 K 12 Dec 2017 - 15:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
kimonosilk010.JPGJPG kimonosilk010.JPG manage 121 K 25 Dec 2023 - 14:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
kimonosilk02.JPGJPG kimonosilk02.JPG manage 73 K 31 Aug 2015 - 20:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Harbour Breezes Dayliles & Japanese Iris-Nova Scotia-Canada.
kimonosilk2.JPGJPG kimonosilk2.JPG manage 70 K 19 Jun 2013 - 21:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Ensata Gardens
Topic revision: r21 - 25 Dec 2023, TLaurin - This page was cached on 19 May 2024 - 21:34.

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