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■(TB) 'Café Bleu'

2001, Blyth

'Café Bleu' (Barry Blyth, R. 2001). Seedling# H164-1. TB, 38" (97 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. Light blue, standards slightly deeper at base; beards muted white, touched lemon; slight fragrance. 'Louisa's Song' X seedling# F166-1: (seedling# D61-1, 'Poetess' sibling, x seedling# B132-2: ('Holiday Lover' x 'Love Comes')). Tempo Two 2001/02.

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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
CAFEBLEU03.jpgjpg CAFEBLEU03.jpg manage 56 K 19 Apr 2014 - 20:24 UnknownUser Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
CAFE_BLEU2.jpgjpg CAFE_BLEU2.jpg manage 73 K 05 May 2010 - 11:15 Main.Laymont+ by Barry Blyth, Tempo Two, Australia
CafeBleu9.jpgjpg CafeBleu9.jpg manage 211 K 23 Sep 2021 - 01:23 UnknownUser Photo by Michael Barnes- Iris Australis-Australia
cafe_bleu.jpgjpg cafe_bleu.jpg manage 70 K 25 Mar 2010 - 00:52 Main.rshadlow  
cafebleu01.JPGJPG cafebleu01.JPG manage 58 K 13 Sep 2019 - 19:34 UnknownUser Photo by Riversdale Irises-Australia.
cafebleu04.jpgjpg cafebleu04.jpg manage 321 K 20 Nov 2019 - 03:21 UnknownUser Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
cafebleu1.jpgjpg cafebleu1.jpg manage 274 K 03 Oct 2016 - 01:33 UnknownUser Photo by Schreiner's Iris Gardens
cafebleu2.jpgjpg cafebleu2.jpg manage 218 K 31 Jul 2019 - 23:22 UnknownUser Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Garden
cafebleu3.JPGJPG cafebleu3.JPG manage 220 K 18 Feb 2022 - 14:43 UnknownUser Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Feb. 2022
cafebleu30.JPGJPG cafebleu30.JPG manage 234 K 20 Feb 2022 - 13:13 UnknownUser Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Feb. 2022
cafebleu31.JPGJPG cafebleu31.JPG manage 195 K 21 Feb 2022 - 13:22 UnknownUser Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Feb. 2022
cafebleu32.JPGJPG cafebleu32.JPG manage 165 K 01 Mar 2022 - 12:47 UnknownUser Photo by Riley Probst-Fleur De Lis Iris Garden-reblooming Feb. 2022
cafebleu5.JPGJPG cafebleu5.JPG manage 170 K 20 Mar 2024 - 02:46 UnknownUser Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
cafebleuSPI.jpgjpg cafebleuSPI.jpg manage 46 K 13 Mar 2010 - 21:33 Main.mshadow Picture by Snowpeak Iris
cafeblue01.jpgjpg cafeblue01.jpg manage 89 K 21 Mar 2016 - 22:03 UnknownUser Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
cafeblue02.jpgjpg cafeblue02.jpg manage 83 K 21 Mar 2016 - 22:05 UnknownUser Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
Topic revision: r29 - 20 Mar 2024, TLaurin
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