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Iris schachtii

Botanical Name: Iris schachtii (added by D. Kramb, 01-DEC-03)

Botanical Synonyms:



Eupogon (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

Common Names:


Chromosome Count:

2n = 4x = 48 (Tom Waters, 05-SEP-18)

General Description:

This is a dwarf species of bearded iris. (D. Kramb, 01-DEC-03 )

Flowers are yellow or purple on 4 to 12 inch stems with 1-3 branches. Leaves are narrow. (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

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Preferred Habitat:



Hardy, but needs hot summers. (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

Native Range:

Turkey (D. Kramb, 01-DEC-03 )

Central Anatolia in Turkey. (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

Status in the Wild:


Commercial Availability:

Alpine nurseries (Tom Waters, 05-SEP-18)

Sources Cited:

Info entered on 05-SEP-04 comes from the fall 1998 SIGNA bulletin #61, page 3150. (D. Kramb, 05-SEP-04)

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