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■(TB) 'Antigone'

1939, Cayeux

'Antigone' (Ferdinand Cayeux by René Cayeux, R. 1939). TB, Midseason bloom. 'Drap D'Or' X "Hisphan". Ceryificate of Merit; S.N.H.F. 1938; French Dykes Memorial Medal 1938.

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References

Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1935, 6e série, Tome II, p. 236.
Nursery listings: René Cayeux 1939; additional nursery/catalog references: Tell 1947.
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. 37). The American Iris Society.
Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939, (pp. 98-99). The American Iris Society.

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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-- LaurieFrazer - 2010-01-19
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Antigone.jpgjpg Antigone.jpg manage 21 K 10 Nov 2010 - 19:35 UnknownUser Curtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
Antigone03.jpgjpg Antigone03.jpg manage 82 K 31 May 2014 - 12:33 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the Rosalie Figge slide collection
AntigoneRT.jpgjpg AntigoneRT.jpg manage 30 K 22 Jan 2012 - 14:56 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
AntigoneWG.jpgjpg AntigoneWG.jpg manage 135 K 16 Nov 2011 - 17:59 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Wildwood Gardens
antigone01.JPGJPG antigone01.JPG manage 588 K 27 Apr 2018 - 18:59 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
antigone02.JPGJPG antigone02.JPG manage 577 K 27 Apr 2018 - 19:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
antigone03.JPGJPG antigone03.JPG manage 425 K 27 Apr 2018 - 19:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
antigone04.JPGJPG antigone04.JPG manage 465 K 27 Apr 2018 - 19:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
antigone05.JPGJPG antigone05.JPG manage 106 K 08 Jun 2020 - 02:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
antigone06.JPGJPG antigone06.JPG manage 141 K 08 Jun 2020 - 02:34 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
antigone07.JPGJPG antigone07.JPG manage 103 K 08 Jun 2020 - 02:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
antigone08.JPGJPG antigone08.JPG manage 120 K 22 Dec 2021 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
antigone080.JPGJPG antigone080.JPG manage 123 K 22 Dec 2021 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
antigone081.JPGJPG antigone081.JPG manage 140 K 22 Dec 2021 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
antigone082.JPGJPG antigone082.JPG manage 156 K 22 Dec 2021 - 02:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
antigone5.jpgjpg antigone5.jpg manage 71 K 19 Jan 2010 - 17:13 Main.htb ©2006 Laurie Frazer
antigone5bh.jpgjpg antigone5bh.jpg manage 43 K 01 Feb 2017 - 23:20 Main.Betsy881 Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
antigoneIC.jpgjpg antigoneIC.jpg manage 23 K 12 Dec 2011 - 22:42 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Iris City Gardens
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