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Iris paradoxa

Botanical Name: Iris paradoxa (added by D. Kramb, 03-DEC-03)


Botanical Synonyms:

N/A


Classification:

Aril, Oncocyclus (D. Kramb, 03-DEC-03)


Common Names:

N/A


Chromosome Count:

2n=20 (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)


General Description:

Grows 4"-10" tall. Standards are purple or violet. Falls are darker, with a blackish beard. (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)


Distinguishing Features:

This is the only iris with falls that are extremely smaller than the standards. (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)


Preferred Habitat:

Arid (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)


Hardiness:

N/A


Native Range:

Armenia, Iran, Turkey (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)


Status in the Wild:

N/A


Commercial Availability:

N/A


Sources Cited:

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


Additional Comments:

N/A

Where to buy it:


Lithuanian Rare Bulb Garden
www.litbulbgarden.com



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



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