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◼(TB) 'Francheville'

1927, Cayeux

'Francheville' (Ferdinand Cayeux, 1927). TB, 42" (106 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards fawn tinged lilac; falls purplish red bordered light heliotrope, bushy orange-yellow beard.

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From Quality Gardens catalog 1930: FRANCHEVILLE (Franinsh'-val) (Cayeux 1927) M. 54" F. Another of M. Cayeux’ giants both in height and foliage. S. fawn, tinged clear lilac. F. purplish red, lighted heliotrope at the margins. Beautiful orange yellow beard. C. M. S. N. H. F. 1927. $12.00.


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.

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Francheville1.JPGJPG Francheville1.JPG manage 103 K 06 Jul 2017 - 11:32 IrisP Photo By Fritz Lehmann at Parc Floral de Paris, France
FranchevilleRT.jpgjpg FranchevilleRT.jpg manage 27 K 22 Jan 2012 - 17:42 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
Francheville_std.JPGJPG Francheville_std.JPG manage 658 K 17 May 2017 - 16:10 DaveinPA  
franceville011.JPGJPG franceville011.JPG manage 111 K 13 Jun 2020 - 12:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
francheville01.JPGJPG francheville01.JPG manage 602 K 15 May 2018 - 15:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
francheville02.JPGJPG francheville02.JPG manage 534 K 15 May 2018 - 15:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
francheville03.JPGJPG francheville03.JPG manage 710 K 15 May 2018 - 15:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
francheville04.JPGJPG francheville04.JPG manage 597 K 15 May 2018 - 15:11 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
francheville09.JPGJPG francheville09.JPG manage 220 K 08 Dec 2021 - 19:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kate Brewitt-2014 Hudson Valley Iris & Daylily Society Spring Weekend
francheville9.JPGJPG francheville9.JPG manage 96 K 16 Aug 2021 - 19:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r25 - 19 Nov 2022, Harloiris
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