■(JI) 'Upson Downs'
( Jill Copeland
, R. 2008) Sdlg. N-11. JI (3F.), 48" (122 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards violet (RHS 83C), narrow white (155D) edge; style arms white veined blue violet (88B); Falls white (155D) sanded around signal and lightly veined blue (95C), signal golden yellow (12A); ruffled, overlapping. unknown X 'Yodo-No-Kawase'
. Ensata 2008. Honorable Mention 2012
* * References
| Awaiting original catalog description
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| 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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