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■(TB) 'Marie Kalfayan'

1995, Ransom

'Marie Kalfayan' (Lawrence Ransom, R. 1994). Seedling 87/66-15. TB, 32" (80 cm), Midseason bloom. Light mauve, veined darker; style arms mauve white; falls light mauve with whiter central area, darker veining; beards cadmium orange, whiter at end; ruffled, lightly laced, lacerated; slight sweet fragrance. 'Coup De Cœur' X 'Lady Friend'. Iris au Trescols 1995.

See below:
Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FranceMarie Kalfayan flMarie Kalfayan photo1 L RansomMarie Kalfayan photo2 L Ransomby Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- FrancePhoto by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France


See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°117, p. 10, photo p. 17.


See: Iris en Provence other TB progeny.


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-01-15
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Marie_Kalfayan_Ransom_95.JPGJPG Marie_Kalfayan_Ransom_95.JPG manage 65 K 15 Jan 2010 - 16:49 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
Marie_Kalfayan_fl.jpgjpg Marie_Kalfayan_fl.jpg manage 47 K 03 Apr 2011 - 06:19 IrisP  
Marie_Kalfayan_photo1_L_Ransom.jpgjpg Marie_Kalfayan_photo1_L_Ransom.jpg manage 63 K 29 Dec 2011 - 09:00 Main.zeblouz  
Marie_Kalfayan_photo2_L_Ransom.jpgjpg Marie_Kalfayan_photo2_L_Ransom.jpg manage 64 K 29 Dec 2011 - 09:00 Main.zeblouz  
marie-kalfayan.jpgjpg marie-kalfayan.jpg manage 503 K 10 Dec 2015 - 09:12 JoelleFRANJEULLE Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
mariekalfayan01.jpgjpg mariekalfayan01.jpg manage 195 K 05 Jan 2018 - 22:45 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
mariekalfayan02.JPGJPG mariekalfayan02.JPG manage 269 K 06 Dec 2020 - 23:49 TerryLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r27 - 02 Jun 2024, AlainFranco
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