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■(TB) 'Château De Fourchaud'

2020, Cosi

'Château De Fourchaud' (Christine Cosi, R. 2020). Seedling U1608. TB, 37" (94 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards pale linen-grey, infused light violet-indigo on midrib; style arms pale linen-grey, infused light violet-indigo; falls violet-indigo, same color veining radiating on pale linen-grey beside beard and on shoulder; beards yellow, indigo spoon; ruffled. 'Firebeard' X unknown.

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See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°170, 2020, p. 44, photo 4th cover.


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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