Reading the above-mentioned comments, I do want to sample it more now that you’ve verified it it warm and nice, not spicy as Carnation can be too. I’m a sucker for classic Guerlain, which one sounds like a genuine cracker, hitting all the right notes (jasmine/ylang/iris/vanilla). It sounds to me like the main notes that distinguish it from the greater well-known old Guerlain’s (and even new ones like Plus Que Jamais) will be the Carnation and that cinnamon/resinous aspect you described.
As respect the “copyright” issue: you wouldn’t have copyright in a phrase like “Fleur de Feu,” because it is merely the name of the merchandise (and besides, is most likely too short to catch the attention of copyright security). What you’re thinking about is a trademark. And yes, trademarks do expire after a period of time, if they’re not used.
Something to consider is your geographical area. I’ve seen some red laceleaf types prosper planted completely sun in north states. The same types suffer and expire when planted in full sun in Oklahoma eventually, Texas and Kansas even. Here is a link to my Where to plant page for additional information on choosing the proper location based on which type of Japanese maple you are planting. Next is garden-soil drainage. Japanese maples prefer moist but well draining soil.
I recommend first digging the hole and filling it with drinking water. An excellent location will drain within a couple hours. An ok location will drain in 6 hours. If your location takes longer than six hours to drain, I would suggest choosing a different location, a higher location or one with different garden soil conditions possibly.
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If there is no need for a well-draining location, you can always create one by filling up a location or creating a raised planting or bed area. Important: Adding gravel or loose media to the bottom of an unhealthy draining hole will not help drainage, it just means you have gravel in underneath of an unhealthy draining hole.
Japanese maples do well in most types of garden soil. I would recommend a loose mass media; consisting 40% fine silt or fine sand (usually your native dirt), 20% peat moss, and 40% organic compost. This mix shall provide good drainage coupled with good drinking water and nutrient keeping capacity. Japanese Maples prefer an acidic soil PH slightly, incorporating 20% peat moss will lower the PH and then add moisture retention to the soil.
I recommend nourishing once a year in early spring with a slow release fertilizer, like Osmocote. I use 19-5-9, or 18-6-12. Anything near to this ratio will work just fine. Avoid liquid fertilizer once Japanese maples are established and any right time after mid-summer. You want the trees to properly harden off before winter. Make sure to consider the space available, both width and elevation of the planting location when choosing a tree.
Most standard palmatum type types grow 15-20 ft tall and 6-8 feet wide. There are a few smaller-growing types that only reach 6-8 ft and work very well next to buildings and under overhangs. Laceleaf or dissectum type types generally develop to about 6-8 ft high and wide. These are easier to keep smaller and pruning twice a year will help maintain their size. I would recommend a light pruning once in late spring and hard pruning in mid to late winter.
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