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Iris suaveolens

Botanical Name: Iris suaveolens (added by D. Kramb, 08-NOV-03)


Botanical Synonyms:

Iris glockiana, I. mellita, I. rubromarginata (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)


Classification:

Eupogon, Dwarf bearded iris (MDB) (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)


Common Names:

N/A


Chromosome Count:

2n=24 (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)


General Description:

Grows 3" to 6" tall with either yellow or purple or purple-brown flowers. Beards are yellow or bluish. (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)


Distinguishing Features:

Falcate foliage, sharply keeled bracts; the form "rubromarginata" has reddish purple edging on the leaves (Tom Waters, 18-DEC-10)


Preferred Habitat:

N/A


Hardiness:

N/A


Native Range:

Balkans to northwestern Turkey (D. Kramb, 02-OCT-04)


Status in the Wild:

N/A


Commercial Availability:

N/A


Sources Cited:

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

The Iris (Brian Mathew) (Tom Waters, 18-DEC-10)


Additional Comments:

N/A

Where to buy it:


Arrowhead Alpines
www.arrowheadalpines.com



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



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