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Iris bakeriana

Botanical Name: Iris bakeriana (added by Sean Zera, 06-APR-09)


Botanical Synonyms:

N/A


Classification:

Hermodactyloides, reticulata (Sean Zera, 06-APR-09)


Common Names:

N/A


Chromosome Count:

2n=20 (Sean Zera, 06-APR-09)


General Description:

Standards and style arms pale blue, falls white with pale blue veins and dark purple tips (Sean Zera, 06-APR-09)


Distinguishing Features:

Leaves eight-sided in cross section (Sean Zera, 06-APR-09)


Preferred Habitat:

Hillside scrubland in heavy clay soil (Sean Zera, 06-APR-09)


Hardiness:

Approximately USDA zones 3-9 (Sean Zera, 06-APR-09)


Native Range:

Turkey, Iraq, Iran (Sean Zera, 06-APR-09)


Status in the Wild:

N/A


Commercial Availability:

Fairly common from Dutch bulb companies (Sean Zera, 06-APR-09)


Sources Cited:

B. Mathew, "The Iris" 1981 (Sean Zera, 06-APR-09)


Additional Comments:

N/A

Where to buy it:


Brent and Becky's Bulbs
www.brentandbeckysbulbs.com



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