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■(TB) 'Béotie'

1932, Cayeux

'Béotie' (Ferdinand Cayeux, 1932) TB. Color Class S3L. Standards large, metallic, bluish lavender, Falls same tone but deeper, the centers suffused a light bluish flax. 'Ochracea Cærulea' X 'Dryade'

See below:


Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1932, 5e série, Tome V, p. 262.
From 1937 Schreiner's catalog: BEOTIE (Cayeux 1932) ML. 36". An exceedingly lustrous flower of metallic elephant grey faintly blended French blue. Blooms are large and finely formed. $2.50


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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-- Main.RPries - 2010-11-12
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Beotie01.JPGJPG Beotie01.JPG manage 60 K 20 Nov 2014 - 16:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
BeotieAA.jpgjpg BeotieAA.jpg manage 49 K 14 Feb 2011 - 00:49 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
beotie-jb.jpgjpg beotie-jb.jpg manage 27 K 02 Feb 2013 - 20:33 Main.Harloiris CRIRIS photo
beotie01.JPGJPG beotie01.JPG manage 701 K 30 Apr 2018 - 21:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
beotie1.jpgjpg beotie1.jpg manage 23 K 13 Sep 2015 - 17:33 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
beotie2.jpgjpg beotie2.jpg manage 47 K 13 Sep 2015 - 17:33 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
beotie3.jpgjpg beotie3.jpg manage 32 K 13 Sep 2015 - 17:33 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
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