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■(TB) 'Mer Du Sud'

1997, Cayeux

'Mer Du Sud' (Richard Cayeux, R. 1997). Seedling 8989C. TB, 32" (80 cm). Midseason bloom. Sea blue self; beards light blue. 'Dusky Challenger' X 'Pledge Allegiance'. Cayeux 1997. 2nd Prize, Franciris® 2000.

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Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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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Topic attachments
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
MERDUSUD01.jpgjpg MERDUSUD01.jpg manage 122 K 12 Nov 2015 - 13:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by La Ferme Des Iris-France
MERDUSUD10.JPGJPG MERDUSUD10.JPG manage 57 K 22 Nov 2013 - 01:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Augusto Bianco
MER_DU_SUD_fl.jpgjpg MER_DU_SUD_fl.jpg manage 41 K 03 Apr 2011 - 06:24 IrisP  
Mer-du-Sud.jpgjpg Mer-du-Sud.jpg manage 128 K 20 Sep 2011 - 15:20 Main.timmba69 Mer du Sub - (R. Cayeaux '87) - Beaumont Ridge Iris
MerDeSud01.jpgjpg MerDeSud01.jpg manage 48 K 29 Sep 2014 - 19:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by C&T Iris Patch
MerDuSud02.JPGJPG MerDuSud02.JPG manage 125 K 11 Jun 2017 - 02:06 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
MerDuSud04.jpgjpg MerDuSud04.jpg manage 64 K 22 Apr 2014 - 03:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Igor Khorosh,Ukraine
MerDuSud12.JPGJPG MerDuSud12.JPG manage 191 K 09 Oct 2019 - 21:01 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris-Iris du Grand Barbu-France
MerDuSud2014-_1.JPGJPG MerDuSud2014-_1.JPG manage 43 K 10 Dec 2015 - 10:00 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
MerDuSud2015-_1.JPGJPG MerDuSud2015-_1.JPG manage 39 K 10 Dec 2015 - 10:00 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
MerDuSudIG.jpgjpg MerDuSudIG.jpg manage 24 K 30 Nov 2011 - 00:27 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Irisgal
Mer_Du_Sud.jpgjpg Mer_Du_Sud.jpg manage 34 K 05 Jan 2010 - 19:04 MichaelGreenfield Photo by John Bruce
Mer_du_Sud_94.jpgjpg Mer_du_Sud_94.jpg manage 50 K 12 Mar 2012 - 05:01 Main.iris.ua Mer du Sud
Mer_du_Sud_94_1.jpgjpg Mer_du_Sud_94_1.jpg manage 64 K 12 Mar 2012 - 05:01 Main.iris.ua Mer du Sud
MerduSud11.jpgjpg MerduSud11.jpg manage 52 K 18 Dec 2013 - 13:50 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
mer-du-sud.jpgjpg mer-du-sud.jpg manage 523 K 10 Dec 2015 - 10:02 JoelleFRANJEULLE PHOTO CHRISTINE COSI
merdu01.jpgjpg merdu01.jpg manage 58 K 05 Feb 2015 - 21:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
merdu02.jpgjpg merdu02.jpg manage 61 K 05 Feb 2015 - 21:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
merdusod01.jpgjpg merdusod01.jpg manage 71 K 07 Sep 2015 - 03:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Barry Blyth-Australia
merdusud.jpgjpg merdusud.jpg manage 37 K 11 Dec 2017 - 07:50 Main.af.83 Photo by Cayeux, France
merdusud01.jpgjpg merdusud01.jpg manage 183 K 05 Jan 2018 - 23:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
merdusud011.JPGJPG merdusud011.JPG manage 303 K 07 Dec 2020 - 21:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
merdusud02.jpgjpg merdusud02.jpg manage 210 K 02 Oct 2017 - 02:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris Garden Feel Good-Russia
merdusud03.jpgjpg merdusud03.jpg manage 154 K 10 Feb 2020 - 04:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
merdusud033.JPGJPG merdusud033.JPG manage 238 K 07 Dec 2020 - 21:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-France
merdusud04.jpgjpg merdusud04.jpg manage 55 K 03 Dec 2018 - 13:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iriszkert Szasz-Hungary.
merdusud05.JPGJPG merdusud05.JPG manage 258 K 21 Mar 2020 - 18:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
merdusud06.JPGJPG merdusud06.JPG manage 222 K 21 Mar 2020 - 18:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Rene Martin-France
merdusud09.JPGJPG merdusud09.JPG manage 223 K 29 Feb 2020 - 15:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Gerard Raffaelli-France
merdusud12.jpgjpg merdusud12.jpg manage 79 K 24 Jan 2014 - 00:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst,UK
merdusud13.jpgjpg merdusud13.jpg manage 28 K 24 Jan 2014 - 00:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst,UK
merdusud4.jpgjpg merdusud4.jpg manage 143 K 02 Jul 2018 - 01:32 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
merdusud8.jpgjpg merdusud8.jpg manage 108 K 13 Oct 2013 - 15:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alla Chernoguz-Ukraine
merdusud9.jpgjpg merdusud9.jpg manage 78 K 12 Nov 2013 - 16:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-France
merdusudSG.jpgjpg merdusudSG.jpg manage 19 K 03 Dec 2011 - 00:59 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Seagate Irises UK
Topic revision: r43 - 06 Mar 2021, Harloiris
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