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■(TB) 'Mme. Cheri'

1918, Sturtevant

'Mme. Cheri' (Grace Sturtevant, 1918) TB, Early bloom. Color Class-S7M. ('Caterina' X 'Mrs. George Darwin') Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society 56: Pt 1, 143. January 1930, Trials; First Class Certificate., M.H.S. 1916. Strong pleasant fragrance.

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From Glen Road Iris Garden catalog, 1920: MME. CHERI— The flowers, an odd shade of crushed raspberry, are of firm texture and have round, flaring falls. S. Purplish Vinaceous with an undertone of yellow, F. Ageratum Violet washed with pink. The exquisite shape and color, together with the merit of good growth and height make it one of the finest of our seedlings. 4 ft. F.C.C. 1916. 7.50.


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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07

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-- Main.RPries - 2010-12-15
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MmeCheriRT.jpgjpg MmeCheriRT.jpg manage 25 K 22 Jan 2012 - 19:19 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
MmeCherie99RT.jpgjpg MmeCherie99RT.jpg manage 48 K 10 Mar 2013 - 19:07 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Rick Tasco
Mme_Cheri.jpgjpg Mme_Cheri.jpg manage 12 K 15 Dec 2010 - 15:32 UnknownUser Courtesy of Mike Lowe from original HIPS website
mme-cheri1-18.jpgjpg mme-cheri1-18.jpg manage 66 K 05 Aug 2018 - 21:58 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
mme-cheri2-18.jpgjpg mme-cheri2-18.jpg manage 104 K 05 Aug 2018 - 21:57 Main.mikeu Photo by Mike Unser
mmecheri.JPGJPG mmecheri.JPG manage 641 K 30 Jul 2018 - 19:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
mmecheri1.JPGJPG mmecheri1.JPG manage 494 K 30 Jul 2018 - 19:35 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
mmecheri2.JPGJPG mmecheri2.JPG manage 560 K 30 Jul 2018 - 19:37 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
mmecheri3.JPGJPG mmecheri3.JPG manage 498 K 30 Jul 2018 - 19:39 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
mmecheri4.JPGJPG mmecheri4.JPG manage 145 K 17 Jun 2020 - 20:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
mmecheri5.JPGJPG mmecheri5.JPG manage 125 K 13 Jan 2022 - 02:55 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
mmecherie.JPGJPG mmecherie.JPG manage 536 K 30 Jul 2018 - 19:31 Main.TLaurin Photo by Nancy McDonald-The Pickle Barrel Collection.
Topic revision: r23 - 13 Jan 2022, TLaurin
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