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■(IB) 'Forêt Noire'

2019, Tasquier

'Forêt Noire' (Loïc Tasquier, R. 2017). Seedling E291D. IB, 23.5" (60 cm), Midseason bloom and rebloom. Standards and style arms black-purple; Falls deeper velvety black-purple, slight lighter area with black-purple striations around beard; beards black-purple tipped bronze in throat and middle, ends black-purple. 'Anachorète' X 'Ozark Rebounder'. Les iris de Loïc Tasquier 2019.

See below:
foret-noire.jpgforet-noire Hyeres.jpgforetnoire9.jpgIB Foret Noire.jpg


See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°167, 2017, p. 81; Catalogue Iris en Provence 2019, p. 10.


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
IB_Foret_Noire.jpgjpg IB_Foret_Noire.jpg manage 206 K 01 Jan 2021 - 11:13 ElenaPerelli Photo taken on 4th April 2020 in Piedmont, Italy
foret-noire.jpgjpg foret-noire.jpg manage 42 K 14 Nov 2017 - 08:37 UnknownUser Photo Loïc Tasquier, The Netherlands
foret-noire_Hyeres.jpgjpg foret-noire_Hyeres.jpg manage 80 K 14 Nov 2017 - 08:37 UnknownUser Photo by Iris en Provence, France (2017)
foretnoire9.jpgjpg foretnoire9.jpg manage 102 K 14 Nov 2021 - 14:53 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
Topic revision: r12 - 27 Oct 2023, Af83
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