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■ (TB) 'Demi-Deuil'

1912, Denis

'Demi-Deuil' (Denis, 1912) TB; Midseason bloom. Color Code S8D. Standards pansy-violet shaded copper; falls red violet veined white; yellow-brown beard.

See below:


Journal de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1922, Tome XXIII, p. 217.
From USDA 'Farmer's Bulletin 1406' Jan 1926: "...a large group of iris remain in which the pigment is confined to the veins....browns as in Demi-Deuil..."


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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-- Main.RPries - 2010-11-18
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Demi-Deuil-5391.jpgjpg Demi-Deuil-5391.jpg manage 64 K 01 Jun 2012 - 02:29 Main.bobgutowski May 21, 2012 in Zone 7 Pennsylvania. Earlier than usual.
Demi-Deuil.jpgjpg Demi-Deuil.jpg manage 21 K 18 Nov 2010 - 13:14 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
DemiDeuil01.JPGJPG DemiDeuil01.JPG manage 71 K 11 Dec 2014 - 16:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DemiDeuil02.JPGJPG DemiDeuil02.JPG manage 102 K 14 Aug 2021 - 21:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DemiDeuil03.JPGJPG DemiDeuil03.JPG manage 181 K 10 Feb 2018 - 15:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
DemiDeuil04.JPGJPG DemiDeuil04.JPG manage 195 K 25 Aug 2016 - 02:36 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
DemiDeuil12BHI.jpgjpg DemiDeuil12BHI.jpg manage 88 K 17 Apr 2012 - 15:38 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
DemiDeuil6.jpgjpg DemiDeuil6.jpg manage 12 K 19 Jul 2013 - 16:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Abbey Gardens
DemiDeuilHIPS.jpgjpg DemiDeuilHIPS.jpg manage 43 K 18 Feb 2012 - 00:27 Main.Betsy881 Photo Courtesy of HIPs
DemiDeuilRT.jpgjpg DemiDeuilRT.jpg manage 39 K 22 Jan 2012 - 16:09 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
demi-deuil2-16.jpgjpg demi-deuil2-16.jpg manage 125 K 12 Jun 2016 - 02:03 Main.mikeu Photo taken at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens by Mike Unser
demide02.jpgjpg demide02.jpg manage 67 K 14 Jul 2014 - 19:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
demide1.jpgjpg demide1.jpg manage 203 K 13 Jun 2019 - 02:16 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
demideuil07.jpgjpg demideuil07.jpg manage 70 K 16 Dec 2019 - 03:27 Main.TLaurin Photo by Old House Gardens
demideuil09.JPGJPG demideuil09.JPG manage 243 K 08 Dec 2021 - 16:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-2014 Hudson Valley Iris & Daylily Society Spring Weekend
demideuil5.JPGJPG demideuil5.JPG manage 924 K 09 May 2018 - 20:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
demideuil6.JPGJPG demideuil6.JPG manage 179 K 09 May 2018 - 20:03 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
demideuil9.jpgjpg demideuil9.jpg manage 215 K 26 Dec 2022 - 15:45 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson
demideuil90.jpgjpg demideuil90.jpg manage 175 K 26 Dec 2022 - 15:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson
demideuil91.jpgjpg demideuil91.jpg manage 205 K 26 Jan 2023 - 12:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Holly Johnson
Topic revision: r35 - 26 Jan 2023, TLaurin
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