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◼(TB) 'Évolution'

1929, Cayeux

'Évolution' (Ferdinand Cayeux 1929). TB, Early bloom. Standards warm coppery bronze; falls spreading, same color, well marked with large central zone of rosy blue or pigeon's throat. 'Ochracea Cærulea' X 'Marsh Marigold'. Cayeux et Le Clerc 1929. C.M. and Special Prize S.N.H.F. 1928.

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From SFIB website, FrancePhoto by K. Brewitt at 2015 AIS ConventionPhoto courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS websitePhoto by K. Brewitt at 2015 AIS ConventionPhoto by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris GardenPhoto by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by Mike UnserPhoto by Mike UnserPhoto by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,CanadaPhoto by IrisgalPhoto by IriswarehousePhoto by IrisgalPhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by IrisgalPhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris GardensPhoto Courtesy of HIPSPhoto by IrisgalPlease contact Brock Heilman for image use.

References

Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1928, 5e série, Tome I, p. 266.
Revue Horticole, 1937, Nouvelle série, Tome XXV, p. 527.
Cayeux et Le Clerc catalog 1930, p. 6.
From Elizabeth Hardee Iris Garden catalog 1932: EVOLUTION (Cayeux 1929)—42" M. An absolutely new and distinct variety. A pale coppery bronze self. Lovely, frilled coppery bronze standards, flaring falls of a slightly deeper shade of bronze, marked in the center with a rose flushed brilliant blue. 10.00.
From Quality Gardens catalog 1931: EVOLUTION (Cayeux 1929) 42" M. An absolutely new and distinct variety. A pale coppery bronze self. Lovely, frilled coppery bronze standards, flaring falls of a slightly deeper shade of bronze, marked in the center with a rose flushed brilliant blue blaze. The color scheme is indescribably lovely and the plant is a strong grower, with luxuriant foliage, marked a purple brown at the base. $25.00.

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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