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■(BB) 'Petit Frère'

2007, Bersillon

'Petit Frère' (Michèle Bersillon, R. 2006) Seedling 9713H. BB, 27.5" (70 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light blue, very slightly lighter at edges; style arms pale blue, slightly darker crests; Falls silvery pale blue aging to pure white; beards white, pale yellow in throat; foliage red violet base; slight sweet fragrance. 'Edge Of Winter X 'Pledge Allegiance'. Aitken 2007.

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See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°157, 2007, p. 32


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.

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