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Iris ludwigii

Botanical Name: Iris ludwigii (added by D. Kramb, 28-MAR-05)

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Series Gramineae (D. Kramb, 28-MAR-05)

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General Description:

Two blossoms enclosed between two shortened leaves emerge from papery spathes. Similar to Iris pontica, but differs in shape & size of the rhizome. Iris ludwigii are compact and crowded. Grows 8" to 10". (D. Kramb, 28-MAR-05)

Distinguishing Features:

The blossoms are basically stemless. (D. Kramb, 28-MAR-05)

Preferred Habitat:

Sunny rock garden with good drainage. (D. Kramb, 28-MAR-05)



Native Range:

Altai and surrounding steppes. (D. Kramb, 28-MAR-05)

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