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■(TB) 'Blanc de Chine'

1978, Moldovan

'Blanc de Chine' (Steve Moldovan, R. 1978). Seedling# 71-7D. TB, 38" (97 cm). Midseason bloom. Ruffled white self with touch of blue at base; yellow and white beard. Seedling# 68-66: ((('Galilee' x 'Celestial Blue') x 'Music Maker') x 'Seven Leagues') X 'Neptune's Pool'. Moldovan 1978. Honorable Mention 1980.

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blanc01.jpgBlanc De Chine.JPGblancdechine5.JPGBlancDeChineEI.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description.


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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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-04-06
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BlancDeChineEI.jpgjpg BlancDeChineEI.jpg manage 28 K 09 Dec 2012 - 14:27 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Exline Iris Garden
Blanc_De_Chine.JPGJPG Blanc_De_Chine.JPG manage 73 K 31 Jan 2011 - 05:43 IrisP  
blanc01.jpgjpg blanc01.jpg manage 80 K 14 May 2015 - 02:56 Main.TLaurin Photo by Exline Iris Garden
blancdechine5.JPGJPG blancdechine5.JPG manage 161 K 25 Jun 2023 - 02:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Verna Laurin-Willowdale-ON-Canada
Topic revision: r11 - 26 Jun 2023, Harloiris
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