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■(TB) 'Paillasse'

1936, Cayeux

'Paillasse' (Ferdinand Cayeux, 1936) TB. Late midseason bloom. Color Class Y9D. 'Marquita' x 'Redalga'.

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Vilmorin-Andrieux catalog: 1938, p. 5.
From Cooley's Gardens catalog for 1951: "A French introduction resembling in some ways the popular MARQUITA but with more cinnamon rose color in the falls and considerable of this tint blended in the standards. The ground color is deep cream. A really different iris and a good grower and free bloomer; seldom seen."


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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Paillasse - F. Cayeux 1936.jpgjpg Paillasse - F. Cayeux 1936.jpg manage 103 K 16 Sep 2017 - 21:21 Main.Pamina in my garden - south of France
Paillasse_(10).JPGJPG Paillasse_(10).JPG manage 109 K 18 Jun 2017 - 09:20 Main.Neira in my garden -France
Paillasse_(4).JPGJPG Paillasse_(4).JPG manage 96 K 18 Jun 2017 - 09:20 Main.Neira in my garden -France
Paillasse_(9).JPGJPG Paillasse_(9).JPG manage 102 K 18 Jun 2017 - 09:20 Main.Neira in my garden -France
paillasse-lm.jpgjpg paillasse-lm.jpg manage 32 K 13 Jul 2012 - 03:59 Photo by LM from
paillasse1.jpgjpg paillasse1.jpg manage 154 K 26 Jun 2019 - 02:38 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
paillasse9.jpgjpg paillasse9.jpg manage 50 K 08 Feb 2021 - 04:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Iris of Sissinghurst-United Kingdom
paillasse_(12).JPGJPG paillasse_(12).JPG manage 107 K 18 Jun 2017 - 09:19 Main.Neira in my garden -France
Topic revision: r20 - 08 Feb 2021, Harloiris
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