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■(TB) 'Faustine'

1859, Lémon

'Faustine' (Jean-Nicolas Lémon, 1859) 28", Early midseason; Color Code B3L. Standards bluish lilac; falls bright violet reticulated white.

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Catalogue des objets exposés, § 1 - Fleurs, Lémon, Bulletin du Cercle Général d'Horticulture, 1846, Tome III, p. 54.
Vilmorin-Andrieu & Cie, catalogue de plantes 1918, p. 47.
From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: FAUSTINE — Semi-early. S. lilac; F. very bright deep violet strongly veined on white. Coloring very soft and beautiful. Twenty-seven inches. 50¢
From A classic neglecta with light blue standards over velvety falls, heavily veined white and darker purple.


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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-03-05
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Faustine01.JPGJPG Faustine01.JPG manage 87 K 22 Nov 2014 - 20:15 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Faustine02.JPGJPG Faustine02.JPG manage 121 K 16 Aug 2021 - 02:03 UnknownUser Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Faustine2BJ.JPGJPG Faustine2BJ.JPG manage 106 K 09 Feb 2012 - 20:17 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
FaustineAA.jpgjpg FaustineAA.jpg manage 25 K 05 Mar 2011 - 20:22 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Argyle Acres
FaustineBJ.JPGJPG FaustineBJ.JPG manage 131 K 09 Feb 2012 - 20:18 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Blue J Iris
FaustineRT.jpgjpg FaustineRT.jpg manage 31 K 22 Jan 2012 - 17:21 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
faustine-SFIB.JPGJPG faustine-SFIB.JPG manage 93 K 23 Jul 2017 - 16:31 UnknownUser Photo by JCJ from SFIB website (France)
faustine-jb.jpgjpg faustine-jb.jpg manage 36 K 17 Feb 2013 - 21:20 Main.Harloiris photo Mike Unser
faustine-jb1.JPGJPG faustine-jb1.JPG manage 117 K 21 Dec 2021 - 13:44 UnknownUser Photo by Mike Unser at Rod Mendenhall's garden
faustine01.JPGJPG faustine01.JPG manage 689 K 15 Oct 2015 - 03:00 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
faustine02.JPGJPG faustine02.JPG manage 627 K 15 Dec 2015 - 15:33 UnknownUser Photo by Don McQueen,London, Ont. Canada Zone5.
faustine03.jpgjpg faustine03.jpg manage 83 K 16 Jan 2017 - 20:49 UnknownUser Photo by Stoney Creek Iris
faustine04.jpgjpg faustine04.jpg manage 154 K 24 Jun 2019 - 11:17 UnknownUser Photo by Eleanor Hutchison, near Winnipeg, Manitoba,Canada,Z3
faustine05.jpgjpg faustine05.jpg manage 152 K 05 Jun 2019 - 15:50 UnknownUser Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
faustine1.JPGJPG faustine1.JPG manage 270 K 11 May 2018 - 22:19 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
faustine2.JPGJPG faustine2.JPG manage 785 K 11 May 2018 - 22:21 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
faustine3.JPGJPG faustine3.JPG manage 739 K 11 May 2018 - 22:23 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
faustine4.JPGJPG faustine4.JPG manage 667 K 11 May 2018 - 22:24 UnknownUser Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
rsz_faustine-jb.jpgjpg rsz_faustine-jb.jpg manage 71 K 02 Feb 2013 - 19:02 Main.Harloiris photo courtesy Nancy McDonald
Topic revision: r43 - 20 Nov 2022, af.83
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