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■(TB) 'Acropole'

1939, Cayeux

'Acropole' (Ferdinand Cayeux by René Cayeux, R. 1939). TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class W8L, (new data). 'Fakir' X 'San Francisco'. Cayeux 1939.

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Awaiting original catalog description
American Iris Society. (n.d.). Alphabetical iris check list 1949: compiled from the records of the Registrar, Charles E.F. Gersdorff and Assistant Registrar, Mrs. Walter Colquitt, (p. 29). The American Iris Society.
Deep lavender plicata. The nice, clear, contrasting white spot on the falls gives this iris garden value lacking in so many plicatas. [Douglas, Geddes (1943). More Variety Comments, 1942. American Iris Society Bulletin, 88 (January 1943), 62.]
Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939. (p. 79). The American Iris Society.


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.

BobPries - 21 Apr 2019

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