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■(TB) 'Escartefigue'

2013, Laporte

'Escartefigue' (Bernard Laporte, R. 2013) Seedling 06-34-03. TB, 39.5" (100 cm), Late midseason bloom. Standards light violet-blue, darker base; style arms light violet-blue; falls same, darker in middle, darker line under beard, horizontal; beards violet-blue, tipped dark bronze; slight fragrance; purple base foliage. 'Honky Tonk Blues' X 'Saturn'.

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See: IRIS et BULBEUSES n°163, 2013, p. 85.
Escartefigue is one of the characters in the trilogy of Marcel Pagnol.


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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I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Escartefigue.JPGJPG Escartefigue.JPG manage 80 K 18 Jan 2016 - 16:00 JoelleFRANJEULLE PHOTO BERNARD LAPORTE
Escartefigue9.jpgjpg Escartefigue9.jpg manage 128 K 19 Nov 2021 - 03:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
Topic revision: r14 - 19 Nov 2022, af.83
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