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Iris ruthenica

Botanical Name: Iris ruthenica (added by D. Kramb, 10-NOV-03)

Botanical Synonyms:

Iris caespitosa (D. Kramb, 10-NOV-03)


Ruthenicae (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)

Common Names:


Chromosome Count:

2n=84 (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)

General Description:

1"-6" (3-15cm) tall, with fragrant violet flowers (D. Kramb, 10-NOV-03)

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Preferred Habitat:




Native Range:

Eastern Europe and Asia (D. Kramb, 10-NOV-03)

Status in the Wild:


Commercial Availability:

Specialty (D. Kramb, 10-NOV-03)

Sources Cited:

Info entered on 30-SEP-04 comes from the SIGNA Checklist of Iris Species. (D. Kramb, 30-SEP-04)

Additional Comments:


Where to buy it:

Joe Pye Weed's Garden

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