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■ (TB) 'Henri Rivière'

1927, Millet

'Henri Rivière' (Millet, R. 1927) TB. 42". Midseason/Late bloom. Color Class S9L.

See below:
Name Correction in 1930 Millet catalog.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady SpotPhoto by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden

References

Millet et Fils, irises and new peonies 1930-1931, p. 7. (see image above.)
From Indian Spring Farms, 1928: Standards are pure lemon yellow; falls mauve with yellowish reflex and canary yellow throat. Millet 1927.
 
From Quality Gardens catalog 1931: HENRI RIVIERE (On-ree Reev-yair') (Millet 1927) V.L. 42". Very large flowers on a plant of the greatest vigor, with sturdy, rigid, many branched stems. S. purest lemon yellow, shading to canary yellow at the base; F. lilac mauve with yellowish reflex, blending to canary yellow at the throat and edged canary yellow. An exquisite combination of color. M. Millet has told us that this is his finest introduction since Germaine Perthuis in 1924. (Stock limited). $15.00.

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 - 2011-03-07

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-- BobPries - 2010-12-10
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Henri Riviere TB--1930 Millet cat.jpgjpg Henri Riviere TB--1930 Millet cat.jpg manage 116 K 27 Sep 2022 - 13:04 EdenSprings Name Correction in 1930 Millet catalog.
HenriRiviere01.JPGJPG HenriRiviere01.JPG manage 113 K 06 Dec 2016 - 22:11 TerryLaurin Photo by Judy Schneider-The Shady Spot
HenriRiviereBHI15.JPGJPG HenriRiviereBHI15.JPG manage 114 K 22 Dec 2015 - 21:16 BetsyHiggins Photo by Mary Hess-Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
henririvere01.JPGJPG henririvere01.JPG manage 567 K 20 May 2018 - 02:20 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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henririvere04.JPGJPG henririvere04.JPG manage 523 K 20 May 2018 - 02:27 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
henririvere05.JPGJPG henririvere05.JPG manage 200 K 27 Dec 2021 - 14:04 TerryLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
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Topic revision: r28 - 21 Nov 2022, AlainFranco
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