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Iris vicaria

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

Botanical Synonyms:

Juno vicaria (D. Kramb, 08-NOV-03)


Juno (D. Kramb, 08-NOV-03)

Scorpiris (juno) (Peter Taggart UK, 05-JAN-10)

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General Description:

A larger, easier juno, (Peter Taggart UK, 05-JAN-10)

Distinguishing Features:

It has a yellow signal spot and spindly tubers as in the picture. It varies from pure white to amythest. it varies in size and can be nearly as big as I magnifica which has smaller less spherical bulbs and thick vertical tubers. the falls of I vicaria are always pinched unlike magnifica and vicarias flowers tend to be more spindly. (Peter Taggart UK, 05-JAN-10)

Preferred Habitat:

Drainage, food, percolating water while in growth, preferably not in the leaves (Peter Taggart UK, 05-JAN-10)


Tolerates freezing in pots or the ground (Peter Taggart UK, 05-JAN-10)

Native Range:

Uzbekistan, sinai valley and further (Peter Taggart UK, 05-JAN-10)

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Commercial Availability:

Available (Peter Taggart UK, 05-JAN-10)

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