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■(IB) 'À La Claire Fontaine'

2017, Tasquier

'À La Claire Fontaine' (Loïc Tasquier, R. 2016). Seedling E550A. IB, 17.5" (44 cm), Early midseason bloom. Standards and style arms light blue; Falls blue, blue-purple veining on small light blue spray around beard; beards white, big and long. seedling B231A, 'Saxby' sibling: ('Step Ahead' x 'Stingray') X seedling B026F: ('Chubby Cheeks' x 'Charabia'). Iris En Provence 2017.

See below:
2018-ala-claire-fontaine Hyeres.jpgA-La-Claire-Fontaine Hyeres.jpgA la Claire Fontaine-E550A.jpgalaclairefontaine4.jpgalaclairefontaine5.jpgalaclairefontaine6.jpgalaclairefontaine7.jpgalaclairefontane70.JPGalaclairfontaine7.JPG


See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°166, 2016, p. 41; Catalogue Iris en Provence 2017, p. 12.



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
2018-ala-claire-fontaine_Hyeres.jpgjpg 2018-ala-claire-fontaine_Hyeres.jpg manage 128 K 05 Aug 2018 - 09:21 UnknownUser Photo by Iris en Provence, France (2018)
A-La-Claire-Fontaine_Hyeres.jpgjpg A-La-Claire-Fontaine_Hyeres.jpg manage 193 K 24 May 2017 - 07:24 UnknownUser Photo by Iris en Provence, France (2017)
A_la_Claire_Fontaine-E550A.jpgjpg A_la_Claire_Fontaine-E550A.jpg manage 288 K 22 Oct 2016 - 20:27 UnknownUser Photo Loïc Tasquier - The Netherlands
alaclairefontaine4.jpgjpg alaclairefontaine4.jpg manage 156 K 19 Apr 2020 - 11:54 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
alaclairefontaine5.jpgjpg alaclairefontaine5.jpg manage 165 K 28 Jan 2020 - 22:27 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
alaclairefontaine6.jpgjpg alaclairefontaine6.jpg manage 445 K 18 Dec 2019 - 03:49 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
alaclairefontaine7.jpgjpg alaclairefontaine7.jpg manage 182 K 04 May 2021 - 01:56 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
alaclairefontane70.JPGJPG alaclairefontane70.JPG manage 183 K 26 Apr 2023 - 13:24 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
alaclairfontaine7.JPGJPG alaclairfontaine7.JPG manage 227 K 18 Nov 2020 - 23:33 UnknownUser Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r28 - 27 Oct 2023, Af83
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