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■(TB) 'Kuniko'

1989, Gatty

'Kuniko' (Joseph Gatty, R. 1988). Sdlg. P15-4. TB, 34" (86 cm). Late midseason bloom. Standards cool white (M&P 33-A-1) aging to pure white; falls pure white; lemon (9-K-1 to 9-L-2) beard tipped white; slight sweet fragrance. 'Iris Irene' X 'Precious Moments'. Keppel 1989.

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Photo by Blue J IrisPhoto scanned from the 1990 Roris Gardens catalog by Terry LaurinPhoto by Blue J IrisPhoto scanned from the 1993 Schreiners catalogue by Terry LaurinPhoto by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.KunikoKunikoDetail of Viacheslav Rudniew photo


From AIS Bulletin #272 January 1989 Introducing KUNIKO (Gatty) ML 34" (Iris Irene X Precious Moments). Broad crystalline white with heavy lacing, light ruffling. Lemon beards, tipped white. #P15-4. $35.00. Keith Keppel.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some 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 good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Kuniko01.JPGJPG Kuniko01.JPG manage 55 K 28 Mar 2014 - 12:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Kuniko02.JPGJPG Kuniko02.JPG manage 55 K 28 Mar 2014 - 12:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Blue J Iris
Kuniko_87.jpgjpg Kuniko_87.jpg manage 33 K 08 Mar 2012 - 13:25 Kuniko
Kuniko_iris_87.jpgjpg Kuniko_iris_87.jpg manage 20 K 08 Mar 2012 - 13:26 Kuniko
Kuniko_iris_87a.jpgjpg Kuniko_iris_87a.jpg manage 36 K 13 Apr 2017 - 20:17 Main.Harloiris Detail of Viacheslav Rudniew photo
kuniko01.JPGJPG kuniko01.JPG manage 59 K 19 Apr 2020 - 20:53 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1990 Roris Gardens catalog by Terry Laurin
kuniko02.JPGJPG kuniko02.JPG manage 325 K 06 Jan 2021 - 02:16 TerryLaurin Photo scanned from the 1993 Schreiners catalogue by Terry Laurin
kuniko1.jpgjpg kuniko1.jpg manage 27 K 01 Dec 2018 - 14:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
kuniko2.jpgjpg kuniko2.jpg manage 23 K 01 Dec 2018 - 14:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
Topic revision: r12 - 06 Jan 2021, Harloiris
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