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Hybridizer René Cayeux (1896-1970)

France - Vitry sur Seine (Val de Marne) / Maintenon (Eure-et-Loir)

Other members of the Cayeux family: Ferdinand (father), Henri (uncle), Jean (son), Richard (grandson).

Son of Ferdinand, he succeeded his father in 1938; before and after the Second World War, he registered irises for his father. 1937, he moved to his account, turned to the wholesale trade. 1960: the compagny moved to Maintenon and his son Jean moved to his account in the region of Gien and focus on the culture of the iris. (see: Richard Cayeux, Histoire de la Maison Cayeux, Hommes et Plantes n° 25, 1998 or Iris et Bulbeuses, n°134, 1999, pp. 10-14).

Intermediate Bearded: Tall Bearded:

Interested in French irises ? Please visit the "Société Française des Iris et plantes Bulbeuses" website (french language)

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