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(TB) 'Mme Guerville'

1860, Verdier

'Mme Guerville' (Eugène Verdier, 1860) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class W2.

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Vilmorin-Andrieux & Cie, catalogue de plantes 1918, p. 47.
From Wing Seed catalog, 1919: "MME. GUERVILLE— Semi-late. S. bright violet so thickly sanded and veined on white as to give the effect of solid color; F. bluish-violet striped on white; style arms white tinted bright violet. Thirty-one inches. 35c."
From Dean Iris Gardens catalog, 1924: "MME GUERVILLE - Pale violet, heavily dotted and veined so that at a distance it has the effect of a blue self. Each 35c; dozen $3.50."


Madame Guerville; note: Mme stands for Madame (french spelling).


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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