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Iris suaveolens

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Authors: Boiss.   Reut.  

Botanical Description

1 A. In overall appearance, akin to I. reichenbachii and lutescens. From 8-15cm tall in bloom. Leaves somewhat falcate, 4-10mm wide. Flowers one or two, 4.5-5.5cm across, ranging from yellow to purple and bicoloured; usuahy yellow but sometimes bluish-bearded, spring. Bulgaria to Turkey, on open rocky hillsides and amongst light scrub.

Joint Rock: Joint Rock Awards, Westminster, 6 April 2010