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Iris germanica

Botanical Name: Iris germanica (added by D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

Botanical Synonyms:

Has many synonyms (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

Iris (Anonymous, 30-SEP-06)

Iris germanica (Anonymous, 15-APR-07)


Eupogon (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

Common Names:

German bearded iris (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

Edith (Anonymous, 30-SEP-06)

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General Description:

25"-30" (60-75cm) tall, with flowers typically blue, violet, or white (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

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Preferred Habitat:

Sunny, well drained soil (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)


Estimated Zone 3-8 (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

Native Range:

Mediterranean, Europe (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

Status in the Wild:

Common (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

Commercial Availability:

Common (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

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