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■(TB) 'Fascination'

1927, Cayeux

'Fascination' (Ferdinand Cayeux, R. 1927) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class R1L. 'Solférino' X seedling (Corr.)

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Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1929, 5e série, Tome II, p. 368.
From Quality Gardens catalog 1931: FASCINATION (Cayeux 1927) M. 48". Unquestionably one of the best rose pinks. Flowers of enormous size, of a pure, clear color, satinly texture and great substance. The foliage and flower stalks are essentially strong and rampant in growth. Next to Pink Satin, we think it the best pink. $10.00.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
  • Tall stemmed. Blooms are large with luxuriant falls. Color is rosy pink with rich undertones--almost iridescent. Buds are grouped in twos. Six per stem. -- LizSmith - 2016-05-14 (NOTE: I took down two photos, since I believe the one I am descriming is Melanie.)
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
fascination5.JPGJPG fascination5.JPG manage 306 K 12 Jun 2023 - 12:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
fascination50.JPGJPG fascination50.JPG manage 221 K 03 Jul 2023 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
fascination51.JPGJPG fascination51.JPG manage 378 K 03 Jul 2023 - 02:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
fascination9.JPGJPG fascination9.JPG manage 151 K 12 Feb 2021 - 13:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Richard Cayeux-France
Topic revision: r16 - 03 Jul 2023, Harloiris
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