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Iris cretensis

Botanical Name: Iris cretensis (added by D. Kramb, 29-NOV-03)


Botanical Synonyms:

Iris unguicularis ssp. cretensis (D. Kramb, 29-NOV-03)


Classification:

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Common Names:

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Chromosome Count:

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General Description:

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Distinguishing Features:

Unlike Iris unguicularis in all of its various forms, Iris cretensis has little scent. (1) (D. Kramb, 01-DEC-03 )


Preferred Habitat:

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Hardiness:

At least Zones 6-9 (D. Kramb, 29-NOV-03)


Native Range:

Crete, Greece. (D. Kramb, 29-NOV-03)


Status in the Wild:

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Commercial Availability:

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Sources Cited:

(1) The book "Irises, A Practical Gardening Guide" by Karen Glasgow. (D. Kramb, 01-DEC-03 )


Additional Comments:

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Where to buy it:


Arrowhead Alpines
www.arrowheadalpines.com



Nicholls Gardens
www.nichollsgardens.com



Paul Christian Rare Plants UK
www.rareplants.co.uk



Plant Delights Nursery
www.plantdelights.com



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