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Hi Linda,

It's in the October 2005 Bulletin, page 13:

"Sakai No Ogon, the best yellow hybrid

I offer you the best yellow hybrid of I. pseudacorus and I. ensata. It has 
the deepest yellow color, the most vigorous growth, and is patented in 
Japan. You will see the difference from all other hybrids such as Aichi No 
Kagayaka. You will find more information about Sakai No Ogon (Kogane) in the 
AIS Bulletin, July 2005.

Contact:  Akira Horinaka
9-31 Oide-cho Nishinomiya, 662-0036, Japan"

Not in the Iris Register under either name; you're right, probably not 

In July Bulletin:

Pictures p. 57 and 3-page article p. 73:

"Maeda in Osaka introduced SAKAI NO KOGANE. He obtained this cultivar by 
subjecting seeds (from a cross of I. pseudacorus X I. ensata KYOKUSUI NO 
UTA) to radiation. The resulting seedlings were tetraploids (amphidiploids). 
Only 100 of 1000 seeds germinated, bloomed in 1995, and only the best one of 
the 100 was introduced, as SAKAI NO KOGANE in 1998. It was the most vigorous 
of its siblings, and its color is deep clear yellow, similar to the color of 
I. pseudacorus; it commanded the highest selling price of any hybrid to 
date. It produces 20-plus flowers and blooms for a long period. Although I 
have lost many plants in my garden to disease, SAKAI NO KOGANE continues to 
survive, so visitors and I enjoy this flower every year. If you would like 
to obtain SAKAI NO KOGANE, you can contact me."

Cheers, Barb in Walnut Grove, MO

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Linda Mann" <lmann@lock-net.com>
To: <iris@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2007 10:39 AM
Subject: [iris] REF: help - SAKAI NO OGON

|I can't find <any> of my 2005 Bulletins - probably all in a pile of junk
| together here somewhere.
| Got a note from someone asking for descriptive info for SAKAI NO OGON
| introduced by Akira Horinaka. He advertised it in the June 2005 bulletin.
| Apparently not registered.  Yet.
| Any of you have time to look it up and know where your Bulletins are?
| ;-(
| -- 
| Linda Mann east Tennessee USA zone 7/8
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