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Iris tigridia

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


Botanical Synonyms:

N/A


Classification:

Pseudoregelia (D. Kramb, 10-OCT-04)


Common Names:

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Chromosome Count:

2n=22 (D. Kramb, 10-OCT-04)


General Description:

Grows 4" to 6" tall with flowers in lavender to blue, mottled purple. Beards are white, tipped yellow. (D. Kramb, 10-OCT-04)


Distinguishing Features:

One of the first bearded iris species to bloom in spring. (D. Kramb, 16-SEP-05)


Preferred Habitat:

N/A


Hardiness:

N/A


Native Range:

Mongolia, northwestern China, and adjacent Russian Asia (D. Kramb, 10-OCT-04)


Status in the Wild:

N/A


Commercial Availability:

N/A


Sources Cited:

Info entered on 10-OCT-04 comes from the SIGNA Checklist of Iris Species. (D. Kramb, 10-OCT-04)


Additional Comments:

Another variety called Iris tigridia var. fortis comes from China: Jilin, Inner Mongolia, and Shanxi, grows 4" to 8" with violet flowers. (D. Kramb, 10-OCT-04)

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