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■(TB) 'Dame De Montfort'

2004, Fur

'Dame De Montfort' (Virginie Fur, R. 2004). Seedling 96-07-62. TB, 31" (80 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards and falls velvety plum-purple; style arms purple, yellow lines; beards bronze; slight fragrance. 'Forge Fire' X "Rive". Seed from Bernard Laporte.

See below:
Dame de Monfort Laporte-Fur 2004 Forge Fire x Rive Gauche.JPGdame de montfort.JPGdamedemontfort3.jpg


See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°153-154, 2005, p. 8.


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
Dame_de_Monfort_Laporte-Fur_2004_Forge_Fire_x_Rive_Gauche.JPGJPG Dame_de_Monfort_Laporte-Fur_2004_Forge_Fire_x_Rive_Gauche.JPG manage 79 K 07 Feb 2012 - 00:50 UnknownUser by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
dame_de_montfort.JPGJPG dame_de_montfort.JPG manage 60 K 16 Jan 2011 - 17:50 Main.chinon36 taken in my garden, Loire Valley, France
damedemontfort3.jpgjpg damedemontfort3.jpg manage 66 K 08 Nov 2013 - 14:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r21 - 23 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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