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■(TB) 'Ballon Captif'

2016, Cayeux

'Ballon Captif' (Richard Cayeux, R. 2016) Seedling 06239A. TB, 33.5" (85 cm), Late bloom. Rich deep purple self; beards dark blue. 'Winterfest' X 'Purple Serenade'. Cayeux 2017.

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Ballon Captif DSD 5470.JPGballoncaptif.jpgballoncaptif5.JPGballoncaptif50.JPGballoncaptif51.JPG


See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°166, 2016, p. 35.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Ballon_Captif_DSD_5470.JPGJPG Ballon_Captif_DSD_5470.JPG manage 508 K 10 Apr 2023 - 06:27 SharleneSutter growing at in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
balloncaptif.jpgjpg balloncaptif.jpg manage 59 K 13 Dec 2017 - 09:22 UnknownUser Photo by Cayeux, France
balloncaptif5.JPGJPG balloncaptif5.JPG manage 253 K 24 Oct 2023 - 01:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
balloncaptif50.JPGJPG balloncaptif50.JPG manage 194 K 24 Oct 2023 - 01:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
balloncaptif51.JPGJPG balloncaptif51.JPG manage 174 K 24 Oct 2023 - 01:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
Topic revision: r9 - 24 Oct 2023, TLaurin
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