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Hybridizer Louis Auguste Fernand Denis (1858-1935)

France - Balaruc-les-Bains (Hérault)

See below: Louis Auguste Fernand -not Ferdinand- Denis, usually called Fernand Denis, was an amateur botanist. Award: Foster Memorial Plaque 1933
According to various bibliographical sources, may appears as Denis, or L. Denis, or Louis Denis, or Louis A. Denis, or Ferdinand Denis, or Fernand Denis.
About Fernand Denis, see:
  • BOIS D., Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1935, 6e série , Tome II, pp. 297-299: Notice sur Fernand DENIS.
  • BOIS D., Revue Horticole, 1935, Nouvelle série, Tome XXIV, pp. 510-511: Fernand DENIS.


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List of other irises

From Journal de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France:
  • 1922, p. 185: Iris Perséphone, Barbe Bleue; p. 216: Olivier Perthuis, Madame Vernoux.
From Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France:
  • 1931: p. 267: Monsieur Mildred.
From Revue Horticole:
  • 1919, p. 362: Iris John Wister.
From Millet et Fils catalog:
  • 1930: p. 11: Brégaillon; p. 13: Don Pablo, Dundas; p. 17: Millet Père.
From Vilmorin-Andrieux catalog:
  • 1938, p.4: Sir Mark Collett.
From alphabetical iris checklist 1939:
  • Spuria - 1931: Spuraur.
  • Tall Bearded - 1920: Urmicata; 1922: René Denis; 1926: Renée De Laborde.
note: series name
  • geography: AB Zwanenburg, IB Languedoc, TB Aurelle, TB Balaruc, TB Cabanes, TB Trinidad.
  • scientists: TB Dr Chobaut, TB Armand Claveau, TB Astronome Nordmann, TB Clément-Desormes, TB Ingénieur Winssinger, TB J. B. Dumas, TB Leverrier, TB Valéry Mayet.


  • Denis, F., (1910), Iris (Pogocyclus) iberica X Macrantha, Revue Horticole, Tome X, pp. 247-248
  • Denis, F., (1910), Les iris regeliocyclus, Revue Horticole, Tome X, pp. 428-429.
  • Denis, F., (1914), Les iris blancs, Revue Horticole, Tome XIV, pp. 85-87.

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

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