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■(TB) 'Opium'

1984, Anfosso

'Opium' (Pierre-Christian Anfosso, R. 1984). Seedling PC 77 14A. TB, 37" (95 cm), Midseason bloom. Warm pink; falls edged light mauve; tangerine beard. 'Misty Dawn' X 'Bateau Ivre'. Sibling to 'Caramel Mou'. Iris en Provence 1984.

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Iris Opium par Elise AMANN (1).JPGIris Opium par Elise AMANN (2).JPGopium-2013.jpgopium Hyeres.jpgOpium PC. Anfosso 84.JPG


Catalogue Iris en Provence 1984, p. 1.


See: Iris en Provence other TB progeny PDF (144 Ko)


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
Iris Opium par Elise AMANN (1).JPGJPG Iris Opium par Elise AMANN (1).JPG manage 411 K 08 Feb 2023 - 22:17 EliseAMANN Iris Opium
Iris Opium par Elise AMANN (2).JPGJPG Iris Opium par Elise AMANN (2).JPG manage 646 K 08 Feb 2023 - 22:17 EliseAMANN Iris Opium
Opium_PC._Anfosso_84.JPGJPG Opium_PC._Anfosso_84.JPG manage 69 K 09 Jan 2010 - 16:07 Main.Laymont+ by Dejoux in my garden : sud-ouest France
opium-2013.jpgjpg opium-2013.jpg manage 108 K 25 May 2017 - 09:40 UnknownUser Photo by IRIS EN PROVENCE - France (2013)
opium_Hyeres.jpgjpg opium_Hyeres.jpg manage 153 K 30 Apr 2017 - 10:05 UnknownUser Photo by Iris en Provence, France (2017)
Topic revision: r43 - 27 Sep 2023, Af83
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