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Iris zenaidae

Botanical Name: Iris zenaidae (added by Peter Taggart (UK), 13-APR-11)

Botanical Synonyms:

Close to Iris graeberiana? (Peter Taggart (UK), 13-APR-11)


Scorpiris (Juno) (Peter Taggart (UK), 13-APR-11)

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General Description:

Blue flowers with whitish area around the crest which is not divided. (Peter Taggart (UK), 13-APR-11)

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Preferred Habitat:

Stony well drained with plenty of water in spring. Junos like lots of feeding. (Peter Taggart (UK), 13-APR-11)



Native Range:

Central Asia (Peter Taggart (UK), 13-APR-11)

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Additional Comments:

A relatively easy Juno, but the hybred "Iris graeberiana Dark Form" is very similar but sterile and at least for me, much more vigorus as a garden plant, in England. (Peter Taggart (UK), 13-APR-11)

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