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Large, purple flowers with white filaments and yellow anthers. In Japan, Iris laevigata is called 'Kakitsubata'; since the flower resembled Iris laevigata, it was named Kakitsubata.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Flowering period(s): May Jun
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Tetsuya Hirota
Country of origin: Japan
Date raised: 1995
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 15cm
Tepals: 6

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Tetsuya Hirota