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■(TB) 'Tiphaine François'

2000, François

'Tiphaine François' (Jean-Jacques François, R. 2000). Seedling A3-20-97. TB, 35" (90 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards white, base yellow, blue veining; style arms white to yellow, light violet on midrib; falls lavender blue, veined darker; beards orange yellow, violet white at end; slight fragrance. 'Jean Hoffmeister' X unknown. Bourdillon 2000.

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TiphaineFrancois-2014-1.jpgTIPHAINEFRANCOIS.jpgTiphaineFrancois DSD 7095.jpgtiphaniefrancois2.jpg


See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°140, printemps 2001, p. 27.


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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-- BetsyHiggins - 2011-03-30
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
TIPHAINEFRANCOIS.jpgjpg TIPHAINEFRANCOIS.jpg manage 38 K 30 Mar 2011 - 11:51 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Joelle Franjeulle
TiphaineFrancois-2014-1.jpgjpg TiphaineFrancois-2014-1.jpg manage 42 K 07 Jan 2016 - 09:20 JoelleFRANJEULLE Iriseraie de Gombault Photo by Joëlle Franjeulle Sologne FRANCE
TiphaineFrancois_DSD_7095.jpgjpg TiphaineFrancois_DSD_7095.jpg manage 164 K 28 Jan 2021 - 17:33 SharleneSutter growing at in Oetlishausen, Switzerland - photo by Sharlene Sutter
tiphaniefrancois2.jpgjpg tiphaniefrancois2.jpg manage 66 K 16 Nov 2013 - 17:14 Main.TLaurin Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r25 - 30 Mar 2023, TLaurin
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