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Iris persica

Botanical Name: Iris persica (added by Tim Loe, 08-JAN-05)

Botanical Synonyms:



Juno (Tim Loe, 08-JAN-05)

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General Description:

6-10cm tall, silver-grey flowers, grey-green, purple etc (Tim Loe, 08-JAN-05)

Long tubers, pear shaped bulbs with a dark skin, stemless flowers in winter (Anonymous, 06-JAN-10)

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Native Range:

Turkey (Tim Loe, 08-JAN-05)

Status in the Wild:

Common (Tim Loe, 08-JAN-05)

Commercial Availability:

Rare (Tim Loe, 08-JAN-05)

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Additional Comments:

Prone to virus infections, bulks up steadily (Anonymous, 06-JAN-10)

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