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Sisyrinchium striatum

Botanical Name: Sisyrinchium striatum (added by D. Kramb, 29-AUG-04)

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Iridaceae (Anonymous, 04-JAN-06)

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General Description:

Iris likes, flowering in summer (Anonymous, 04-JAN-06)

Distinguishing Features:

Yellow flowers that bloom on stalks resembling a Gladiolus (D. Kramb, 29-AUG-04)

Preferred Habitat:

Needs a rocky or sandy soil (Anonymous, 04-JAN-06)

Plant in full sun or semi shade (Anonymous, 04-JAN-06)


Very hardy in my garden (-15C) (Anonymous, 04-JAN-06)

Native Range:

South Brasil, Paraguay (Anonymous, 04-JAN-06)

Status in the Wild:

Argentina (D. Kramb, 29-AUG-04)

Commercial Availability:

Common (Anonymous, 04-JAN-06)

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Where to buy it:

Gardens North

Joy Creek Nursery

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