Iris unguicularis

lamon ready
Mon, 27 Nov 2006 20:31:32 PST
nice!  i saw a name on a pic credit that i know: nestor white.  the link to 
introduce myself didn't work.

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I've added another image of Iris unguicularis to the wiki. This image gives
a good idea of the size of these blossoms. Take a look at:…

This is the first time this species has bloomed for me. Many years ago I
grew it, but every time it started to bloom we had a severe cold spell which
destroyed the buds.

I'm really impressed with the size of the flowers: I expected something

While you are looking at this image of Iris unguicularis, scroll up a bit
and compare the image of Iris brevicaulis: they're a lot alike, aren't they?

Jim McKenney

Montgomery County, Maryland, USA, USDA zone 7

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