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■(TB) 'Luciole'

1990, Anfosso

'Luciole' (Laure Anfosso, R. 1990). Seedling L 83 10B. TB, 33" (85 cm), Midseason bloom. Ruffled bluish white aging pure white; beards light orange, blue horn. 'Beverly Sills' X 'Sky Hooks'. Sibling to 'Antigua Soleil', 'Carmagnole', 'Flûte Enchantée'. Iris en Provence 1990.

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Photo by IRIS EN PROVENCE - FrancePhoto by Iris en Provence, France (2017)Photo by Nola

References

Catalogue Iris en Provence 1990, p. 1.
Introductions 1990 - Iris en Provence. IRIS et BULBEUSES n°96, printemps 90, p. 5.
Not to be confused with 'Luciole' by Corey (1960).

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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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-03-08
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
LucioleNN.jpgjpg LucioleNN.jpg manage 41 K 08 Nov 2011 - 20:11 BetsyHiggins Photo by Nola's Iris Garden
Luciole_1990_IRIS_EN_PROVENCE_TB.jpgjpg Luciole_1990_IRIS_EN_PROVENCE_TB.jpg manage 57 K 07 Jul 2011 - 20:29 AlainFranco Photo by IRIS EN PROVENCE - France
luciole_Hyeres.jpgjpg luciole_Hyeres.jpg manage 139 K 25 May 2017 - 08:52 AlainFranco Photo by Iris en Provence, France (2017)
Topic revision: r39 - 23 Oct 2022, AlainFranco
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