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Iris magnifica

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

Botanical Synonyms:

Juno magnifica (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)


Juno, Scorpiris (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

Iridaceae (Anonymous, 04-JAN-06)

Common Names:

Juno iris (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

Chromosome Count:


General Description:

12"-24" (30-60cm) tall, with pale lilac flowers, with whitish crest and yellow signal (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

Distinguishing Features:

Has delicate fleshy roots (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

Preferred Habitat:

Rocky garden (Anonymous, 04-JAN-06)


-15C (Anonymous, 04-JAN-06)

Native Range:

Central Asia (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

Central Asia (Anonymous, 04-JAN-06)

Status in the Wild:


Commercial Availability:

Common (Anonymous, 04-JAN-06)

Sources Cited:

Bulbs by the Royal Horticultural Society (Anonymous, 04-JAN-06)

Additional Comments:


Where to buy it:

Lithuanian Rare Bulb Garden

Odyssey Bulbs

Pacific Rim Native Plant Nursery

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