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■(SIB) 'Creme Chantilly'

1981, McEwen

'Creme Chantilly' (Currier McEwen, R. 1981). Seedling 74/92. SIB (diploid), 36" (91 cm), Midseason bloom. Pale cream (RHS 19D), fading to white with age. 'Anniversary' X seedling 71/162(4): ('Big Blue' x unknown). Seaways Gardens 1981. Honorable Mention 1983, Award of Merit 1988.

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Photo by Barry Blyth-AustraliaPhoto by SchreinerPhoto by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-SwitzerlandPhoto by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-LithuaniaPhoto by Tranquil Lake NurseryPhoto by Fieldstone GardensPhoto taken at 1984 AIS Seattle Convention by Verna Laurin at the Crandall GardenPhoto taken at 1995 AIS York PA. Convention by Verna Laurin at the Griffie Garden


From AIS Bulletin #242 July 1981 Introducing CREME CHANTILLY (74/92)-Diploid, 36", M-LM. Handsome 5" flowers of ruffled, flaring, round form open creamy white and·are pure white by second day. Two branches plus terminal and 6 buds. Very fertile. Anniversary X 71/162(4): (Big Blue x unknown). Fall delivery only. $25.00. Currier McEwen.


Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

Hardiness Zones 3-8 for most varieties, Some Siberian cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 9, or 10.)
Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
Water: Prefers well drained but moist good garden soil, More tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Prefers moist conditions especially in Spring bloom season.
PH Average garden solis 6.1 to 7.5,
Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on organic soils.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
CremeChantilly1.jpgjpg CremeChantilly1.jpg manage 20 K 15 Jun 2016 - 03:18 TerryLaurin Photo by Tranquil Lake Nursery
CremeChantilly2.jpgjpg CremeChantilly2.jpg manage 39 K 28 Jul 2013 - 15:03 TerryLaurin Photo by Fieldstone Gardens
creme01.jpgjpg creme01.jpg manage 85 K 19 Jun 2015 - 23:02 TerryLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
cremechantilly01.jpgjpg cremechantilly01.jpg manage 13 K 08 Jul 2013 - 22:12 TerryLaurin Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
cremechantilly02.jpgjpg cremechantilly02.jpg manage 404 K 10 Aug 2017 - 21:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Les Jardin du Chateau Vullierens-Switzerland
cremechantilly03.jpgjpg cremechantilly03.jpg manage 60 K 09 Nov 2017 - 17:59 TerryLaurin Photo by Gintaras Kilmaitis-Irisu Pasaulis-Lithuania
cremechantilly9.JPGJPG cremechantilly9.JPG manage 126 K 12 Apr 2023 - 20:45 TerryLaurin Photo taken at 1984 AIS Seattle Convention by Verna Laurin at the Crandall Garden
cremechantilly90.JPGJPG cremechantilly90.JPG manage 169 K 24 Apr 2023 - 19:38 TerryLaurin Photo taken at 1995 AIS York PA. Convention by Verna Laurin at the Griffie Garden
Topic revision: r23 - 24 Apr 2023, TerryLaurin
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