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■(TB) 'Hélène C.'

1994, Cayeux

'Hélène C.' (Jean Cayeux by Richard Cayeux, R. 1995). Seedling 8372 A. TB, 37" (95 cm), Early midseason bloom. Ruffled pure cyclamen pink self, paling with age; beards orange red. 'Rosé' X 'Enchanted World'. Cayeux 1994.

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See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°113, p. 4.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Helene-C09.jpgjpg Helene-C09.jpg manage 78 K 13 Jul 2021 - 02:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
HeleneC02.jpgjpg HeleneC02.jpg manage 140 K 17 Sep 2017 - 02:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
HeleneCVR.jpgjpg HeleneCVR.jpg manage 50 K 30 Apr 2013 - 13:15 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Viacheslav Rudniew Ukr
HeleneC_fl.jpgjpg HeleneC_fl.jpg manage 39 K 11 Mar 2011 - 17:23 IrisP  
Helene_C_304.jpgjpg Helene_C_304.jpg manage 46 K 08 Mar 2012 - 06:28 Helene C
Helenec8.JPGJPG Helenec8.JPG manage 22 K 07 Dec 2013 - 04:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Amazing Iris Garden-New Zealand
helene-c.jpgjpg helene-c.jpg manage 433 K 19 Dec 2015 - 09:23 JoelleFRANJEULLE Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
helene01.jpgjpg helene01.jpg manage 53 K 28 Jun 2015 - 20:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
helene_C-.JPGJPG helene_C-.JPG manage 74 K 02 Feb 2012 - 09:37 LoicTasquier Photo taken in the Netherlands - Zone 7 by Loïc Tasquier
helene_C.JPGJPG helene_C.JPG manage 78 K 02 Feb 2012 - 09:37 LoicTasquier Photo taken in the Netherlands - Zone 7 by Loïc Tasquier
helene_C95cayeux.JPGJPG helene_C95cayeux.JPG manage 62 K 02 Feb 2012 - 09:37 LoicTasquier Photo taken in the Netherlands - Zone 7 by Loïc Tasquier
helenec01.jpegjpeg helenec01.jpeg manage 98 K 30 Nov 2015 - 02:58 Main.TLaurin Photo by Svetlana Yakovchuk-Ukraine
helenec07.JPGJPG helenec07.JPG manage 219 K 25 Feb 2020 - 22:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
helenec08.JPGJPG helenec08.JPG manage 161 K 25 Feb 2020 - 22:07 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
helenec09.JPGJPG helenec09.JPG manage 191 K 25 Feb 2020 - 22:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
helenec5.jpgjpg helenec5.jpg manage 163 K 10 Feb 2020 - 04:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
helenec6.jpgjpg helenec6.jpg manage 209 K 21 Dec 2017 - 19:05 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
helenec7.jpgjpg helenec7.jpg manage 76 K 09 Nov 2013 - 18:13 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r37 - 25 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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