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Iris pallida

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

Botanical Synonyms:

Iris illyrica, I. dalmatica, I. pallida subsp. illyrica, I. pallida subsp. dalmatica (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

Iris pallida subsp. pallida (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)


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

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Chromosome Count:

2n=24 (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)

General Description:

16"-43" (40-110cm) tall, with fragrant lilac-blue flowers with yellow beards (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

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Preferred Habitat:



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

Native Range:

Northern Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia (D. Kramb, 09-NOV-03)

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Commercial Availability:


Sources Cited:

Info entered on 30-SEP-04 comes from the SIGNA Checklist of Iris Species. (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)

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Where to buy it:

Arrowhead Alpines

Fraser's Thimble Farms

Joy Creek Nursery

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