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■(JI) 'Koto Harp Strings'

2016, Harris

'Koto Harp Strings' ( Chad Harris, R. 2015) Seedling 08JE1. JI (6 falls), 48" (122 cm), Very late bloom. Style arms white, flared upright white crest edged violet-blue (RHS 92A); Falls violet-blue (90B), predominant sharp white ray pattern to within ¼˝ of edge forming a distinct rim, small soft yellow (8A) signal. 'Night Angel' X 'Frosted Intrigue'. Mt. Pleasant 2016. Honorable Mention 2019; Award of Merit 2021; Payne Medal 2023.

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From Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm catalog 2016: Koto Harp Strings. Round blue violet with sharp white rays, white crests edged in blue, very late bloom season. Seedling 08JE1. ‘Night Angel’ X ‘Frosted Intrigue’. 6-8 inch Blooms are held tall on 48 inch stems. 1-3 branches carrying 4-7 buds with very good bloom sequence. $35.00 plus Shipping and Handling.
 

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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kotoharpstrigs01.JPGJPG kotoharpstrigs01.JPG manage 154 K 22 Dec 2015 - 13:01 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kotoharpstrigs02.JPGJPG kotoharpstrigs02.JPG manage 178 K 22 Dec 2015 - 13:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kotoharpstrigs03.JPGJPG kotoharpstrigs03.JPG manage 169 K 22 Dec 2015 - 13:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kotoharpstrigs04.JPGJPG kotoharpstrigs04.JPG manage 182 K 22 Dec 2015 - 13:05 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kotoharpstrings05.jpgjpg kotoharpstrings05.jpg manage 140 K 24 Jan 2016 - 00:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kotoharpstrings06.jpgjpg kotoharpstrings06.jpg manage 139 K 24 Jan 2016 - 00:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kotoharpstrings07.jpgjpg kotoharpstrings07.jpg manage 120 K 24 Jan 2016 - 00:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kotoharpstrings1.jpgjpg kotoharpstrings1.jpg manage 146 K 23 Jun 2016 - 18:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kotoharpstrings11.jpgjpg kotoharpstrings11.jpg manage 132 K 04 Jul 2018 - 11:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Neil D Houghton
kotoharpstrings12.jpgjpg kotoharpstrings12.jpg manage 169 K 04 Jul 2018 - 11:19 TerryLaurin Photo by Neil D Houghton
kotoharpstrings2.jpgjpg kotoharpstrings2.jpg manage 98 K 10 Jul 2016 - 02:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kotoharpstrings3.jpgjpg kotoharpstrings3.jpg manage 83 K 16 Jul 2017 - 18:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kotoharpstrings4.jpgjpg kotoharpstrings4.jpg manage 60 K 21 Jul 2017 - 20:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kotoharpstrings5.jpgjpg kotoharpstrings5.jpg manage 251 K 14 Jul 2019 - 02:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kotoharpstrings50.JPGJPG kotoharpstrings50.JPG manage 225 K 22 Jul 2022 - 18:41 TerryLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kotoharpstrings8.JPGJPG kotoharpstrings8.JPG manage 1022 K 11 Dec 2017 - 03:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
kotoharpstrings9.jpgjpg kotoharpstrings9.jpg manage 283 K 01 Jul 2020 - 11:50 TerryLaurin Photo by Cascadia Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r20 - 18 Aug 2023, Harloiris
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