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Iris alexeenkoi

Botanical Name: Iris alexeenkoi (added by D. Kramb, 10-APR-06)

Botanical Synonyms:



Series pumilae (D. Kramb, 10-APR-06)

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General Description:

Closely related to Iris pumila but differs in having larger rhizomes and blossoms. Flowers are dark violet. (D. Kramb, 10-APR-06)

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Preferred Habitat:



Needs an extremely warm location. Does poorly in cooler climates. Better for cold house cultivation. (D. Kramb, 10-APR-06)

Native Range:

Southeastern Transcaucasus, especially the Shiraki steppe. (D. Kramb, 10-APR-06)

Status in the Wild:


Commercial Availability:

Extremely rare. (D. Kramb, 10-APR-06)

Sources Cited:

The book (D. Kramb, 10-APR-06)

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