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■(TB) 'Astrid Cayeux'

1991, Cayeux

'Astrid Cayeux' (Jean Cayeux by Richard Cayeux, R. 1995). Seedling 7981 A. TB, 33" (85 cm), Midsesaon bloom. Standards pure white; Falls white, lilac flush intensifying toward edge; beards bright orange. 'Heavenly Harmony' X 'Metropolitan'. Cayeux 1991.

See below:
Photo by Cayeux, FranceAstridC flPhoto by Rene Martin-FrancePhoto by Rene Martin-FrancePhoto by Rene Martin-FrancePhoto by Alain Chapelle-FrancePhoto by Gerard Raffaelli-FrancePhoto by Iris of Sissinghurst, UKPhoto by Mihai ViorelDetail of photo by Betsy HigginsIris Astrid CIris Astrid C (2)Photo by Daniele D.Photo by Daniele D.


Original garden name was "Astrid"; see: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°101, été 91, p.9.


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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2010-09-20
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
AstridCCayeux19901271801.JPGJPG AstridCCayeux19901271801.JPG manage 519 K 26 Dec 2015 - 13:24 TerryLaurin Photo by Mihai Viorel
AstridCCayeux19901271801bh.JPGJPG AstridCCayeux19901271801bh.JPG manage 125 K 22 Feb 2017 - 20:35 BetsyHiggins Detail of photo by Betsy Higgins
AstridC_fl.jpgjpg AstridC_fl.jpg manage 35 K 02 Mar 2011 - 21:07 IrisP  
AstridCayeuxIOS.jpgjpg AstridCayeuxIOS.jpg manage 52 K 10 Dec 2011 - 22:11 BetsyHiggins Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst, UK
Iris_Astrid_C.jpgjpg Iris_Astrid_C.jpg manage 63 K 15 Sep 2015 - 18:31 Main.Neira  
Iris_Astrid_C_(2).jpgjpg Iris_Astrid_C_(2).jpg manage 96 K 15 Sep 2015 - 18:32 Main.Neira  
Iris_Astrid_C_20.JPGJPG Iris_Astrid_C_20.JPG manage 61 K 03 Jun 2015 - 16:22 TerryLaurin Photo by Daniele D.
Iris_Astrid_C_30.JPGJPG Iris_Astrid_C_30.JPG manage 43 K 03 Jun 2015 - 16:23 TerryLaurin Photo by Daniele D.
astridc.jpgjpg astridc.jpg manage 32 K 14 Dec 2017 - 18:17 AlainFranco Photo by Cayeux, France
astridcayeux01.JPGJPG astridcayeux01.JPG manage 168 K 23 Feb 2020 - 22:06 TerryLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
astridcayeux02.JPGJPG astridcayeux02.JPG manage 213 K 23 Feb 2020 - 22:08 TerryLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
astridcayeux03.JPGJPG astridcayeux03.JPG manage 190 K 23 Feb 2020 - 22:09 TerryLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
astridcayeux3.jpgjpg astridcayeux3.jpg manage 73 K 03 Nov 2013 - 15:30 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
astridcayeux9.JPGJPG astridcayeux9.JPG manage 138 K 27 Feb 2020 - 22:57 TerryLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
Topic revision: r28 - 19 Nov 2022, AlainFranco
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