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■(TB) 'Serena Louisa'

2010/2011, Blyth

'Serena Louisa' (Barry Blyth, R. 2010). Seedling# O13-1. TB, 36" (91 cm). Early midseason bloom. Standards rich violet; falls deeper plush rich violet, 3/8" rich violet edge; ruffled; beards white tipped yellow in throat; slight sweet fragrance. 'Full Impact' X 'Louisa's Song'. Tempo Two 2010/11.

See below:

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Hybridizer's Comment: This is typical of the quality iris that comes from 'Louisa's Song'. Standards are rich violet. Falls are deeper plush violet with 3/8" edge of the standard colour. Beards are white tipped yellow and slightly rmuted. It makes a great statement in the garden. Some show stems and very handsome purple based foliage. A standout.


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.

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-- RolandDejoux - 2010-10-07
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
SERENALOUISA01.jpgjpg SERENALOUISA01.jpg manage 129 K 06 Mar 2017 - 15:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Klaus Burkhardt- Iris Schwertilienoase-Germany
SERENALOUISA02.JPGJPG SERENALOUISA02.JPG manage 198 K 13 Jun 2017 - 18:51 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
SERENALOUISA03.JPGJPG SERENALOUISA03.JPG manage 120 K 13 Jun 2017 - 18:49 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
SERENALOUISA04.jpgjpg SERENALOUISA04.jpg manage 413 K 26 Dec 2015 - 04:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree.
SERENALOUISA05.JPGJPG SERENALOUISA05.JPG manage 89 K 13 Jun 2017 - 18:48 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
SERENALOUISA1.JPGJPG SERENALOUISA1.JPG manage 157 K 24 Nov 2018 - 03:33 Main.TLaurin Photo by Debbie Carpenter-Iris Splendor Garden-Australia.
SERENA_LOUISA_stem_3.jpgjpg SERENA_LOUISA_stem_3.jpg manage 69 K 07 Oct 2010 - 11:24 Main.Laymont+ by Barry Blyth, Tempo Two, Australia
SerenaLouisa03.jpgjpg SerenaLouisa03.jpg manage 61 K 16 Jun 2017 - 02:47 Main.TLaurin Photo by Daniel Boris,Iris Du Grand Barbu-France
serena01.jpgjpg serena01.jpg manage 64 K 11 Feb 2015 - 02:41 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
serena02.jpgjpg serena02.jpg manage 64 K 11 Feb 2015 - 02:42 Main.TLaurin Photo by Riverina Iris Farm-Australia
serena03.jpgjpg serena03.jpg manage 95 K 29 Apr 2015 - 02:23 Main.TLaurin Photo by Superstition Iris Gardens
serenalouisa01.jpgjpg serenalouisa01.jpg manage 89 K 31 Oct 2015 - 21:08 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robert Piatek-Poland
serenalouisa02.jpgjpg serenalouisa02.jpg manage 201 K 20 Mar 2017 - 15:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Judy Tapio-Jubilee Gardens
serenalouisa05.jpgjpg serenalouisa05.jpg manage 162 K 23 Apr 2020 - 02:00 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
serenalouisa050.JPGJPG serenalouisa050.JPG manage 175 K 12 May 2022 - 19:40 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
serenalouisa051.jpgjpg serenalouisa051.jpg manage 162 K 24 Oct 2022 - 18:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
serenalouisa052.JPGJPG serenalouisa052.JPG manage 162 K 18 May 2023 - 21:57 Main.TLaurin Photo by Michaela Lango
serenalouisa09.JPGJPG serenalouisa09.JPG manage 169 K 20 Nov 2021 - 16:15 Main.TLaurin Photo by Jean Claude Jacob-Iris de la Baie-France
serenalouisa1.jpgjpg serenalouisa1.jpg manage 143 K 06 Apr 2016 - 21:21 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
serenalouisa2.jpgjpg serenalouisa2.jpg manage 202 K 06 Apr 2016 - 21:24 Main.TLaurin Photo by Tatiyana Dudka-Cvetok Iris-Russia
serenalouisa4.JPGJPG serenalouisa4.JPG manage 277 K 12 Apr 2016 - 02:25 Main.TLaurin Photo by Robin Shadlow- Iris Sisters Farm
serenalouisa5.JPGJPG serenalouisa5.JPG manage 154 K 01 Dec 2023 - 02:19 Main.TLaurin Photo by Smokin Heights-Australia
serenalouisa9.JPGJPG serenalouisa9.JPG manage 190 K 25 Dec 2020 - 15:26 Main.TLaurin Photo by Christine Cosi-Iris en Perigord- France
Topic revision: r33 - 01 Dec 2023, TLaurin
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