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Iris sibirica

Botanical Name: Iris sibirica (added by Anonymous, 15-NOV-03)

Botanical Synonyms:

Iris angustifolia (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)


Siberian (Anonymous, 15-NOV-03)

Beardless iris (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)

Common Names:

Siberian iris (Anonymous, 15-NOV-03)

Chromosome Count:

2n=28 (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)

General Description:

Grows 20" to 40" tall with flowers in blue-violet, occasionally white. (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)

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Native Range:

Italy and eastern Europe to Lake Baikal, Turkey, and Caucasus. (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)

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Commercial Availability:


Sources Cited:

Info entered on 02-OCT-04 comes from the SIGNA Checklist of Iris Species. (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)

Additional Comments:


Where to buy it:

Arrowhead Alpines

Eartheart Gardens

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Elk Mountain Nursery

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