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■(IB) 'La Neige'

1912, Verdier

'La Neige' (Eugène Verdier, 1912) IB. Midseason bloom. Color Class W4.

See below:
Photo taken at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens by Mike UnserPhoto by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.


Journal de la Société Nationale d'Horticulture de France, 1906, 4e série, Tome VII, p. 403
Vilmorin-Andrieu & Cie, catalogue de plantes 1918, p. 47.
From G. G. Whitelegg catalog, 1921: "LA NEIGE (Verdier). Medium-sized flowers of great texture, purest white; extra fine. The best white in cultivation. Stock limited."
From Bonnewitz catalog, 1926:LA NEIGE (Verdier) $1.00. This might be termed a standard white variety. It is a good grower and much more reliable than Kashmir White.


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.

-- BobPries - 2011-03-07

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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
la-neige1-16.jpgjpg la-neige1-16.jpg manage 114 K 02 Jun 2016 - 04:59 Main.mikeu Photo taken at Presby Memorial Iris Gardens by Mike Unser
laneige.JPGJPG laneige.JPG manage 444 K 25 Jun 2018 - 21:46 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
laneige1.JPGJPG laneige1.JPG manage 429 K 25 Jun 2018 - 21:47 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r27 - 25 Oct 2023, AlainFranco
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