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■(JI) 'Pink Playmate'

2018, Harris

'Pink Playmate' (Chad Harris, R. 2017). Seedling# 08JH4. JI (6 falls), 24" (61 cm), Midseason bloom. Bright pink (RHS 75C) self, gold-yellow (12A) signal; full round, very ruffled form. 'Saigyozakura' X seedling# 00JF3: ('Saigyozakura' x 'Hime Kagami'). Mt. Pleasant 2018. Honorable Mention 2021; Award of Merit 2023.

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From Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm catalog 2018: Pink Playmate - Solid bright pink with heavy ruffling. Shorter than most at 24 inches tall. Perfect for the container. $35.00 plus Shipping and Handling.


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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
pin-playmate02.jpgjpg pin-playmate02.jpg manage 102 K 08 Mar 2018 - 12:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Aitken's Salmon Creek Garden
pinkplaymate01.jpgjpg pinkplaymate01.jpg manage 40 K 11 Jan 2018 - 12:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
pinkplaymate02.JPGJPG pinkplaymate02.JPG manage 855 K 26 Apr 2018 - 21:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
pinkplaymate03.JPGJPG pinkplaymate03.JPG manage 835 K 26 Apr 2018 - 21:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
pinkplaymate04.JPGJPG pinkplaymate04.JPG manage 999 K 26 Apr 2018 - 21:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
pinkplaymate05.jpgjpg pinkplaymate05.jpg manage 154 K 18 Jun 2018 - 02:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Chad Harris of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm
Topic revision: r12 - 18 Aug 2023, Harloiris
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