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◼(TB) 'Claude Aureau'

1928, Cayeux

'Claude Aureau' (Ferdinand Cayeux 1928) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class Y9D. Reverze. 'Claude Monet' x 'Bruno'. Certtificate of Merit and Special Prize S.N.H.F. 1928.

See below:


Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1928, 5e série, Tome I, p. 265; 1934, 6e série, Tome I, p. 136.
Cayeux et Le Clerc catalog 1930, p. 5.
CLAUDE AUREAU (Claude Monet x Bruno). Bicolor. Y9D. Cayeux 1928. Brief. S. olive lake to mustard yellow; F. velvety pansy purple, bordered olive lake; 2 ft. Details. Well-branched; S. erect; F. flaring to straight hanging; haft conspicuous; beard orange. Remarks. A fine rich but blended variegata. C. M. S. N. H. F., 1928. R. S. Sturtevant, "Descriptions of Varieties, Part VI", A.I.S. Bulletin 53 (October 1934): 28.
From Elizabeth Hardee Iris Garden catalog, 1932: CLAUDE AUREAU (Claude Or-o') (Cayeux)—36". This is one of M. Cayeux’s masterpieces and is the finest variegata to date. Very robust constitution, imposing habit and very large flowers. S. greenish golden yellow, with the wide long falls of intense Bordeau wine color, with a wide margin of bronzy gold. A. of M. S.N.H.F. 1929. 18.00.


Claud Aureau; Claude Aurant; Claude Aurean; Claude Bureau.


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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