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Iris albertii

Botanical Name: Iris albertii (added by D. Kramb, 14-FEB-04)


Botanical Synonyms:

N/A


Classification:

Eupogon, Tall-bearded Iris (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)


Common Names:

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Chromosome Count:

2n=24 (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)


General Description:

A slender lavender to violet flowered species with stems from 12 to 30 inches tall. (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

Flowers are lavender to purple-violet veined brownish-red, with whitish or pale blue beards. Stems are 12-28" tall. (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)


Distinguishing Features:

One of the first tall bearded irises to bloom, and often reblooms in the fall. (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)


Preferred Habitat:

Inhabits grassy steppes at an elevation of 1700 to 2000 meters. (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)


Hardiness:

N/A


Native Range:

Kazakstan, Tien Shan and Fergana mountains (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

Turkestan, Kazakhstan, Asiatic Russia (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)


Status in the Wild:

N/A


Commercial Availability:

N/A


Sources Cited:

Information entered on 05-SEP-2004 is taken from the fall 1998 SIGNA bulletin #61, page 3147. (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

Info entered on 14-SEP-04 comes from the SIGNA Checklist of Iris Species. (D. Kramb, 14-SEP-04)


Additional Comments:

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