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■(TB) 'Charlie Ch'

2011, Cayeux

'Charlie Ch' (Richard Cayeux, R. 2011). Seedling# 03 198B. TB, 37" (94 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards very pure white; falls purple pink, large white center; beards orange yellow; slight fragrance. Seedling# 01/08A: (seedling# 98174: (seedling# 9545C: (seedling# 9545A x seedling# 9572A) x seedling 98239B, parentage unknown)) X 'Ravissant'. Cayeux 2011.
Not to be confused with 'Charlie Chaplin' by Vasquez (2009).

See below:
Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-FrancePhoto by Cayeux, FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d


See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°161, 2011, p. 55, photo p. 41.


Garden name: "Mélopée", "Charlie" (Cayeux catalog); not to be confused with: 'Charlie' by Durio (1987).


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
charlie-ch1.jpgjpg charlie-ch1.jpg manage 185 K 18 Nov 2021 - 02:44 TerryLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
charlie.jpgjpg charlie.jpg manage 71 K 11 Dec 2017 - 16:06 AlainFranco Photo by Cayeux, France
charlie1-1-jpg.jpgjpg charlie1-1-jpg.jpg manage 571 K 17 Dec 2015 - 08:00 JoelleFRANJEULLE Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
charliech1.jpgjpg charliech1.jpg manage 129 K 07 Sep 2020 - 01:36 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
charliech9.jpgjpg charliech9.jpg manage 90 K 22 Mar 2023 - 13:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r17 - 22 Mar 2023, TerryLaurin
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