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■(TB) 'Sérénité'

1931, Cayeux

'Sérénité' (Ferdinand Cayeux,) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Class S3L. 'Claude Aureau' X 'Petit Vitry'.

See below:


Bulletin de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1931, 5e série, Tome IV, p. 266.


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
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Serenite.JPGJPG Serenite.JPG manage 91 K 12 May 2012 - 15:34 UnknownUser Photo by Fritz Lehmann (
Serenite01.JPGJPG Serenite01.JPG manage 61 K 05 Dec 2014 - 20:04 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Serenite2BHI16.JPGJPG Serenite2BHI16.JPG manage 126 K 03 Feb 2016 - 15:25 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
serenite-jb.jpgjpg serenite-jb.jpg manage 21 K 23 Feb 2013 - 16:57 Main.Harloiris photo by Mike Unser
serenitedelane.jpgjpg serenitedelane.jpg manage 143 K 06 Dec 2021 - 16:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
serenitedelane1.jpgjpg serenitedelane1.jpg manage 151 K 06 Dec 2021 - 16:20 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
serenitedelane10.JPGJPG serenitedelane10.JPG manage 177 K 11 Jun 2022 - 02:17 Main.TLaurin Photo by Delane Langton-Eagle Ridge Iris Gardens
sereniteunser.jpgjpg sereniteunser.jpg manage 86 K 01 Jan 2022 - 13:10 Main.TLaurin Photo by Mike Unser at Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
Topic revision: r24 - 19 Nov 2022, af.83
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