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■(TB) 'Sombre Merveille'

2023, Bourdillon

'Sombre Merveille' (Nicolas Bourdillon, R. 2023) Seedling NB-16-119-09, TB, 32.3" (82 cm), Midseason bloom. Standards light violet; style arms light violet; falls purple-black, fine light purple border; beards old gold; slight fragrance. 'Cher And Cher Alike' X Laporte seedling J212: ('Pretty Edgy' x 'Rumor Has It').

See below:


Iris et Bulbeuses n°173, 2023, p. 50 + photo back cover.


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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