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■(TB) 'Sylvain Ruaud'

2019, Balland

'Sylvain Ruaud' (Martin Balland, R. 2018). Seedling M13143 A4. TB, 37.5" (95 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards dark purple-red; styles arms brown-orange, red-brown crest; falls dark purple-red, dark purple-red veining and powdering on white beside beard; beards dark gold on dark purple-red base, dark purple-red powdered dark gold at the end; big flowers (up to 17 cm). Seedling M1105A: ('Lenten Prayer' x 'Dynamite') X 'Regimen'. 2nd Lawrence Ranson Prize and 3rd Philippe de Vimorin Prize (Franciris 2022).

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See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°168, 2018, p. 40.
Sibling to 'La Grande Mademoiselle'. A tribute to 'Sylvain Ruaud', well known for irisenligne, l'hebdomadaire francophone des amateurs d'iris.


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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-- BobPries - 2011-03-07
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Sylvain-Ruaud.JPGJPG Sylvain-Ruaud.JPG manage 88 K 04 Dec 2018 - 15:49 AlainFranco Photo Martin Balland (France)
sylvainraud08.jpgjpg sylvainraud08.jpg manage 171 K 17 May 2020 - 11:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Martin Balland-France
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sylvainruaud04.JPGJPG sylvainruaud04.JPG manage 41 K 26 Mar 2020 - 21:31 TerryLaurin Photo by Martin Balland-France
sylvainruaud05.JPGJPG sylvainruaud05.JPG manage 160 K 26 Mar 2020 - 21:34 TerryLaurin Photo by Martin Balland-France
sylvainruaud06.JPGJPG sylvainruaud06.JPG manage 39 K 27 Mar 2020 - 02:38 TerryLaurin Photo by Martin Balland-France
sylvainruaud07.JPGJPG sylvainruaud07.JPG manage 35 K 27 Mar 2020 - 02:40 TerryLaurin Photo by Martin Balland-France
Topic revision: r10 - 20 Oct 2022, AlainFranco
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