( 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.
(Registered by Chad Harris
, R. 2022) JI (6 F.), 32" (81 cm), Midseason bloom.
Style arms white, crests lightly edged lilac; falls pastel lilac (RHS 85B), large white center blaze and rays, large gold signal spiking down veins, green cast in throat; Edo style, flaring form. Parentage unknown. Matsudaira Shōō in Japan, <1856.
NOTE: 1939 Check List shows: Double; Color Class-3RL; Kotaka-En
1774-1857. Translation: Precious Gem. (marked Obsolete).
* * References
| From Farr's catalog, 1912: Very double, frilled petals, white center, with a very wide border of pale lavender.
| Also listed in Sam Burchfiekd 1925 catalog "Renjo-No-Tama. ...(6) Frilled petals, white center with a very wide border of pale lavender,$ 1.00" .
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