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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: Shuichi Hirao by Society for Japanese Irises
Year Of Registration: 1993
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1976
Classification: Japanese (Ensata)
Registered Height: 36 inches (90 cm)
Bloom Season: Early Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Pink
Bloom Color Description: Pink, darker pink veins, yellow signal
Style Arm Color: Pink, crests dark pink

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects
Parentage: Parentage unknown
Child plants: 12 child plants

Photo courtesy of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, posted with permission

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Location: Washougal, WADate: 2008Photo courtesy of Mt. Pleasant Iris Farm, posted with permission
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