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■(TB) 'Séraphîta'

1946, Cayeux

'Séraphîta' (Ferdinand Cayeux by René Cayeux, R. 1946) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class R3M.

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DSC00235.jpgDSCF3833.JPGDSCF3836.JPGseraphita9.JPGseraphita90.JPGSéraphita 1.jpgSéraphita 1bh.jpgSéraphita 2.jpgSéraphita 3.jpgSéraphita 4.jpg


Awaiting original catalog description


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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-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
  • Séraphîta is a French novel (1834) by Honoré de Balzac -- AlainFranco - 2014-02-23
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
DSC00235.jpgjpg DSC00235.jpg manage 205 K 23 May 2023 - 05:23 FrançoiseJametton in my garden - France
DSCF3833.JPGJPG DSCF3833.JPG manage 205 K 20 Jun 2022 - 03:44 FrançoiseJametton in my garden - France
DSCF3836.JPGJPG DSCF3836.JPG manage 230 K 20 Jun 2022 - 03:45 FrançoiseJametton in my garden - France
Séraphita 1.jpgjpg Séraphita 1.jpg manage 89 K 16 Sep 2017 - 21:37 Main.Pamina in my garden - south of France
Séraphita 1bh.jpgjpg Séraphita 1bh.jpg manage 42 K 18 Sep 2017 - 12:43 Main.Betsy881 Detail of Pamina photo
Séraphita 2.jpgjpg Séraphita 2.jpg manage 83 K 16 Sep 2017 - 21:37 Main.Pamina in my garden - south of France
Séraphita 3.jpgjpg Séraphita 3.jpg manage 106 K 16 Sep 2017 - 21:37 Main.Pamina in my garden - south of France
Séraphita 4.jpgjpg Séraphita 4.jpg manage 62 K 16 Sep 2017 - 21:37 Main.Pamina in my garden - south of France
seraphita9.JPGJPG seraphita9.JPG manage 133 K 11 Jun 2022 - 02:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
seraphita90.JPGJPG seraphita90.JPG manage 137 K 11 Jun 2022 - 02:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
Topic revision: r18 - 26 May 2023, Harloiris
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