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Iris lutescens

Iris nain
Crimean Iris

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

yellow

Flower size

60-70 mm

Flowering months

March,

April

Leaf type

Linear

Height

30 cm

Description

A very small Iris, flowering before the taller Irises. A rhizomatous perennial.

Drifts of these irises cover the stony hillsides in spring, with a wonderful clarity of colour and form.

Flowers

Flowers are yellow, violet or two-toned, less often white, with a yellow or white beard along the centre of the falls.

Leaves

Linear narrow blade leaf, like grass. Sword-shaped, 30 cm long.

Fruits Seeds

Pod: containing seeds.

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