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■(TB) 'Soleil Estérel'

2016, Anfosso

'Soleil Estérel' (Laure Anfosso, R. 2016). Seedling L 12 02 Z. TB, 35.5" (90 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards bright yellow; style arms yellow; falls garnet red blending into small lighter edge, large bright yellow spot around the beard; beards orange in throat, end light orange. unknown X unknown (lost parentage). Iris en Provence 2017.

See below:
soleil-esterel Hyeres.jpgSoleil Esterel-L1202Z.jpgsoleilesterel1.jpgsoleilesterel2.JPG


See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°166, 2016, p. 31; Catalogue Iris en Provence 2017, p. 1.


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
Soleil_Esterel-L1202Z.jpgjpg Soleil_Esterel-L1202Z.jpg manage 221 K 29 Oct 2016 - 17:14 UnknownUser Photo by Iris en Provence, France (2016)
soleil-esterel_Hyeres.jpgjpg soleil-esterel_Hyeres.jpg manage 178 K 30 Apr 2017 - 14:54 UnknownUser Photo by Iris en Provence, France (2017)
soleilesterel1.jpgjpg soleilesterel1.jpg manage 547 K 10 Jan 2020 - 15:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
soleilesterel2.JPGJPG soleilesterel2.JPG manage 206 K 26 Dec 2020 - 13:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r21 - 23 Oct 2022, af.83
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