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(TB) 'Cerbère'

1840, Lémon

'Cerbère' (Jean-Nicolas Lémon, 1840) TB. Midseason bloom. Color Code-Y2. Variety superseded. No longer in commerce by 1939.

Cerbere - Lemon, striated bronze. (Gard. Chron. p. 382)

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References

Annales de Flore et Pommone. March 1837. Account of Mons. De Bure's experiences in raising iris from seed; 364. 1840.
Lémon, Annales de Flore et de Pomone 1839-1840, p. 364.
Peckham, E. (Ed.). (1940). Alphabetical iris check list: 1939. The American Iris Society.
Bulletin Central Experimental Farm. (1908). 2nd Series, vol. 5: 1908. [list of irises growing there].
Gardeners’ Chronicle. (1841). London: published for the proprietors, 1841-1843. Issue 24: 12 June 1841
Société royale d'horticulture. (1842). Description abrégée de quelques iris de la collection de M. Lémon, Annales de la Société d'Horticulture Royale de Paris, Tome XXX, pp. 414-417.
Florist & Pomologist 1884

Synonyms

Cerberius

Nursery Listings

Van H. 1867; Watson 1854; Riv. 1929

Culture

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION Sort
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 - 21 Apr 2019

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