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(TB) 'Buriensis'

Around 1813, de Bure

'Buriensis' (de Bure, ~1813) TB 33-39" (84-100 cm). Early midseason bloom. Color Class W8. "Very similar to iris plicata but with bigger flowers".

Note: to understand the Annales of 1833-34, the inch (pouce) used in France between 1812 and 1840 is a metric inch of 2.777 cm (1/12 of a metric foot of 33.333 cm).

See below:
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Jacques, Annales de Flore et de Pomone, 1833-1834, pp. 285-286.
Lémon, Annales de Flore et de Pomone, 1839-1840, p. 369.
From Bonnewitz catalog, 1920: Bariensis: Beautiful flowers, like those of Mme. Chereau, except the border is rose-lilac. 35 cts; $3.00 a doz.
A.F.P. 1834; 1837; Tougard 1839; Ann.Soc. R. Hort, Paris 1937; Rev.Hort.214, 1839; Vilmorin 1938.
From Farr's catalog, 1913: "BARIENSIS. Delicately edged and dotted pale lilac-rose. Beautiful. 35¢."
From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: BELLE HORTENSE — (Plic.) S. white deeply frilled Petunia-violet; F. white lightly bordered Petunia-violet; style arms bluish-violet. 50c."


Iris De Bure, Bariensis, Barionese, Belle Hortense, Bruentis, Bruientis, Burlentis.


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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