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Hybridizer René Cayeux (1896-1970)

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

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.

Other members of the Cayeux family: Henri (uncle), Jean (son), Richard (grandson). See: IRIS et BULBEUSES, n°134 (1999), pp. 09-14, Histoire de la Maison Cayeux.


Intermediate Bearded: Tall Bearded:

Interested in French irises ? Please visit: Société Française des Iris et plantes Bulbeuses - SFIB | website (french language).

-- BobPries - 2012-05-18
Topic revision: r24 - 12 May 2024, AlainFranco
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