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■(TB) 'Jacquesiana'

1840, Lémon

'Jacquesiana' (Jean-Nicolas Lémon, 1840). TB, Late bloom. Color Class S9M.

Please note that at least two clones are called Jacquesiana: one from the 19C which looked roughly like a lanky Prosper Laugier or Gypsy Queen; one from the 20C which is a purplish red bitone. The Wing Seed Catalog of 1919 still describes the old clone although Farr Hardy Plants publishes the new one as soon as 1911.

See below:
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Lémon, Annales de Flore et de Pomone, 1840, p. 370; Standards salmon bronze; Falls velvety brownish purple; 1841, p. 315: "Well-shaped flower; standards WAVY, CANARY YELLOW ON THE INTERNAL SIDE from claw to almost half of the limb, the other part MORE OR LESS DARK FAWN shaded; claw greenish, dotted and streaked inside with maroon brown; falls ELONGATED, or slightly wavy on the edges, with PANSY COLOR AT THE TIP, then WHITE IN THE CENTER AND YELLOW ON THE EDGES, AND STREAKED on these last two shades of purple violet; claw yellowish-green outside, beards orange-yellow, and stigma of a canary yellow color cut longitudinally by a dark brown band"; 1842, p. ; very high growing plant, multiflorous; Standards salmon bronze on linen gray background; Falls all covered with dark velvety purple tending to blackness; Strange looking flower.


Vilmorin-Andrieux & Cie, catalogue de plantes 1918, p. 47. Late blooming. Falls velvety reddish violet almost black; Standards fawn; height 1 m


From Cornell Bull. 112, 1925: "Color effect a bright russet-crimson, velvety bordeaux bicolor. Standards russet-vinaceous to light russet-vinaceous, bronzed olive-buff on claw. falls velvety bordeaux, netted-veined on broad light outer haft. The bronzed orange beard is fine, dense, and projecting. This plant is a vigorous grower, and has lax, slender, deep green foliage, tinged at the base. Its excellent, velvety blooms are freely produced and well carried on long stems. This exceptional variety should be included in every collection. Rating 8".


From Wing Seed catalog, 1919, p. 127: "JACQUESIANA — (Syn. Caroline de Sansel and Conscience.) (Sq.) S. fawn brightened at base with gold; F. velvety reddish-violet, almost black, of wonderful substance and depth of color; style arms old gold and fawn. One of the best. Thirty inches. 50c.


Caroline de Sansel, Cardinal de Richelieu, Conscience, Jacquiana, Jacquiniana, Jacquisiana, Lord Roseberry.


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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-- Main.RPries - 2010-12-13
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4-Jacquesiana.jpgjpg 4-Jacquesiana.jpg manage 156 K 23 Jul 2017 - 12:40 UnknownUser From Annales de Flore et de Pomone 1841-42 - Gallica (France)
5 Jacq 1841 Annales de Flore.pngpng 5 Jacq 1841 Annales de Flore.png manage 312 K 18 Aug 2022 - 05:16 PascalJordan  
Farrs Hardy Plants 1911.jpgjpg Farrs Hardy Plants 1911.jpg manage 66 K 29 Jun 2022 - 21:47 PascalJordan Farr's Hardy Plants (1911)
Jacquesiana.jpgjpg Jacquesiana.jpg manage 31 K 13 Dec 2010 - 15:48 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
Jacquesiana2.jpgjpg Jacquesiana2.jpg manage 69 K 17 Feb 2011 - 16:01 IrisP  
Jacquesiana5.JPGJPG Jacquesiana5.JPG manage 71 K 12 Sep 2013 - 15:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
JacquesianaRT.jpgjpg JacquesianaRT.jpg manage 18 K 22 Jan 2012 - 18:06 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
JacquesianaWG.jpgjpg JacquesianaWG.jpg manage 110 K 16 Nov 2011 - 18:16 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Wildwood Gardens
R - Copie - PJ.jpgjpg R - Copie - PJ.jpg manage 35 K 12 Apr 2023 - 13:26 PascalJordan Simulation of what original Jacquesiana must have looked like.
jacquesiana3.JPGJPG jacquesiana3.JPG manage 660 K 23 May 2018 - 02:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
jacquesiana4.JPGJPG jacquesiana4.JPG manage 701 K 23 May 2018 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
jacquesiana5.JPGJPG jacquesiana5.JPG manage 129 K 15 Jun 2020 - 11:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
jacquesiana6.JPGJPG jacquesiana6.JPG manage 144 K 15 Jun 2020 - 11:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r35 - 12 Apr 2023, PascalJordan
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