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■(TB) 'Bleu De Mer'

1988, Ernst

'Bleu De Mer' (Richard Ernst, R. 1988). Seedling# Al03-1. TB, 38" (97 cm).Late midseason bloom. Ruffled sea blue; pale yellow white beard. 'Midnight Love Affair' X ('Millrace' x 'San Leandro'). Cooley's Gardens 1988.

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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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
BleuDeMer01.JPGJPG BleuDeMer01.JPG manage 166 K 24 Aug 2016 - 22:22 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
BlueDeMer02.JPGJPG BlueDeMer02.JPG manage 174 K 10 Feb 2018 - 03:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
bleudemer9.JPGJPG bleudemer9.JPG manage 372 K 25 Jan 2021 - 03:53 Main.TLaurin Photo scanned from the 1994 Cooley's Iris Gardens catalogue by Terry Laurin
Topic revision: r10 - 25 Jan 2021, Harloiris
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