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■(JI) 'Kumoishō'

2022, Unknown

'Kumoishō' (Registered by Chad Harris, R. 2022) JI (6 falls), 38" (97 cm), Early midseason bloom. Style arms dark violet-purple (RHS 83C); falls heavily sanded red-violet (82A), darker veins, blue-violet (92B) halo, large bright gold signal; Edo style, round ball form. Parentage unknown. Matsudaira Shōō in Japan, <1856.

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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.

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
kumoisho90.JPGJPG kumoisho90.JPG manage 205 K 16 Jan 2023 - 16:18 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kumoisho91.JPGJPG kumoisho91.JPG manage 234 K 16 Jan 2023 - 16:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kumoisho92.JPGJPG kumoisho92.JPG manage 379 K 16 Jan 2023 - 16:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
kumoisho93.JPGJPG kumoisho93.JPG manage 264 K 28 Feb 2023 - 13:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Topic revision: r9 - 19 Feb 2024, Harloiris
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