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■(TB) 'Douce Léonie'

2016, Chapelle

'Douce Léonie' (Alain Chapelle, R. 2016). Seedling 08 61D R2. TB, 31" (80 cm). Midseason bloom. Standards and style arms light orange; falls same, lighter around beard, lavender blend on border; beards mandarin in throat and middle, ends tipped light orange; ruffled; slight fragrance. 'Braggadocio' X 'Shelby Lynne'. Le Jardin d'Iris Bubry 2016.

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Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d


See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°166, 2016, p. 37.


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 - 21 Apr 2019

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AlainFranco - 2016-10-15
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Douce_Leonie-Chapelle.jpgjpg Douce_Leonie-Chapelle.jpg manage 82 K 15 Oct 2016 - 19:23 AlainFranco Photo by Alain Chapelle-Jardin d'Iris de Bubry-France
Topic revision: r12 - 23 Mar 2023, Harloiris
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