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Iris planifolia

Botanical Name: Iris planifolia (added by Hans Achilles, 12-NOV-07)


Botanical Synonyms:

N/A


Classification:

Scorpiris / Juno (Hans Achilles, 12-NOV-07)


Common Names:

Juno (Hans Achilles, 12-NOV-07)


Chromosome Count:

N/A


General Description:

Small plant with blue to white flowers (Hans Achilles, 12-NOV-07)


Distinguishing Features:

Summerdormant (Hans Achilles, 12-NOV-07)


Preferred Habitat:

Open, rocky, well draining locations (Hans Achilles, 12-NOV-07)


Hardiness:

10 - requires dry summers (Hans Achilles, 12-NOV-07)


Native Range:

Spain, Italy, Greece, Morocco, Lybia (Hans Achilles, 12-NOV-07)


Status in the Wild:

N/A


Commercial Availability:

Rare - only sometimes in trade (Hans Achilles, 12-NOV-07)


Sources Cited:

N/A


Additional Comments:

One of the first Junos - autumn to winterflowering (Hans Achilles, 12-NOV-07)

Where to buy it:


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



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