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Iris korolkowii

Botanical Name: Iris korolkowii (added by C. Hensler, 14-NOV-03)


Botanical Synonyms:

N/A


Classification:

Regelia (C. Hensler, 14-NOV-03)


Common Names:

N/A


Chromosome Count:

2n=22, 33, 44 according to the SIGNA Checklist of Iris Species (D. Kramb, 25-SEP-04)

All forms in cultivation are apparently diploids, 2n=22 (Tom Waters, 18-FEB-11)


General Description:

16-24", with dark veins on lighter ground (C. Hensler, 14-NOV-03)

Standards and falls are narrow and pointed. Standards are erect. Falls are reflexed. Flowers are heavily veined. (D. Kramb, 28-JAN-09)


Distinguishing Features:

Elongated bloom with dark signal and dark beard (C. Hensler, 14-NOV-03)


Preferred Habitat:

Open, well-drained soil (C. Hensler, 14-NOV-03)


Hardiness:

6-9 possibly (C. Hensler, 14-NOV-03)


Native Range:

Central Asia, NE Afghanistan (C. Hensler, 14-NOV-03)


Status in the Wild:

N/A


Commercial Availability:

Specialty, sometimes available through the Aril Society Plant Sale (C. Hensler, 14-NOV-03)


Sources Cited:

SIGNA Checklist (C. Hensler, 14-NOV-03)

Information entered on 28-JAN-2009 comes from the ASI 1998 Plant Sale catalog. (D. Kramb, 28-JAN-09)


Additional Comments:

N/A

Where to buy it:


Lithuanian Rare Bulb Garden
www.litbulbgarden.com



Pacific Rim Native Plant Nursery
www.hillkeep.ca

SIGNA member!


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



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