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Iris nicolai

Botanical Name: Iris nicolai (added by D. Kramb, 17-MAR-06)

Botanical Synonyms:

Iris rosenbackiana var.nicolai (Anonymous, 23-OCT-06)


Juno (D. Kramb, 17-MAR-06)

Scorpiris,Juno (Anonymous, 23-OCT-06)

Physocaulon group of junos - they have an extra storage bulb in addition to their tubers and the bulb which produces leaves and flowers (Peter Taggart (UK), 24-JAN-10)

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Preferred Habitat:

Grow in stony compost and dust the tubers with dolomite, drainage, food, percolating water while in growth, preferably not in the leaves (Peter Taggart (UK), 24-JAN-10)



Native Range:

Afganistan,Uzbekistan (Anonymous, 23-OCT-06)

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Commercial Availability:

Pottertons, Westonbirt plants(UK), Rare plants(UK), Ruksans. (Peter Taggart (UK), 24-JAN-10)

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Where to buy it:

Paul Christian Rare Plants UK

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