( Society for Japanese Irises
, R. 1992) JI (6 F.), 31" (80 cm), Midseason late bloom. Lilac, white center and veining, yellow signals. 19th Century historic cultivar believed hybridized by Matsudaira Shoo
. Incorrectly marked as obsolete in 1939 Check List. Parentage unknown.
NOTE: 1939 Check List shows: Double; Color Class-3RL; Kotaka-En
1774-1857. Translation: Precious Gem. (marked Obsolete).
From Farr's catalog, 1912: Very double, frilled petals, white center, with a very wide border of pale lavender.
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