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■ (SPEC) Iris attica Boiss. & Held.

1859, Botanical authors Boissier & Heldreich

Iris attica Boiss. et Held. (Edmond Boissier and Theodor von Heldreich, 1859, Greece); Section Iris . DB; Height 2-4" (5-10 cm). Very early bloom season. Color Class S4L; Flowers variable yellows, purples, and bicolor.

See below:

References

Boiss. et Held. in Boiss. Diagr. pl. Or. ser. 2, 4: 91. 1859;
Offered by Messrs. Backhouse, 1862?
2016 Saxifraga-Rutger Barendse, Eugen Schaub & Jeroen Willemson photos from FreeNatureImages.eu.
Gartenflora 11: tab. 377. 1862,
The Gardeners' Chronicle 674. 1865;
Barr 1930; Bun. 1938; Per. 1938;
Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1984). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 8: 381-450. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.

Synonyms

atica; Pumila Attica; Iris attica Boiss. & Heldr.

Chromosome counts

2n=16-Simonet, 2n=16-Randolph 1954; 2n=16 Randolph & Mitra, 1959.

Variations

Iris attica cultivars: 'Attica', 'Attica Parnes', 'Dr. Crenshaw', 'Herrick', 'Sounion'.

Hybrids

Iris attica crosses: 'Cap Sounion', 'Chancelot', 'Goldenes Fuellhorn', 'Goldhaube', 'Mama Mia', 'Nibelungehort'.

¼ Iris attica crosses: 'Gabi'

Distribution and Cultivation


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I-attica.jpgjpg I-attica.jpg manage 68 K 14 Nov 2010 - 15:48 EleanorHutchison Photo by Elm Jensen
Iris-atticaBohnert.jpgjpg Iris-atticaBohnert.jpg manage 233 K 08 Aug 2016 - 16:20 BobPries Peter Bohnert photo
Iris-atticaBourodimas.jpgjpg Iris-atticaBourodimas.jpg manage 78 K 08 Aug 2016 - 16:09 BobPries John Bourodimos photo
Iris-atticaFilippoDimatteo2.jpgjpg Iris-atticaFilippoDimatteo2.jpg manage 49 K 08 Aug 2016 - 16:25 BobPries Filippo Dimateo photo
Iris-atticaMathes.jpgjpg Iris-atticaMathes.jpg manage 24 K 08 Aug 2016 - 16:11 BobPries Harold Mathes photo
Iris-atticaMathes2.jpgjpg Iris-atticaMathes2.jpg manage 54 K 08 Aug 2016 - 16:12 BobPries Harold Mathes photo
Iris-atticaMathes3.jpgjpg Iris-atticaMathes3.jpg manage 97 K 08 Aug 2016 - 16:14 BobPries Harold Mathes photo
Iris-atticaRafaelDiezDominguez.jpgjpg Iris-atticaRafaelDiezDominguez.jpg manage 106 K 08 Aug 2016 - 16:27 BobPries Rafael Diez Dominguez photo
atticaSaxifraga-EugenSchaub.jpgjpg atticaSaxifraga-EugenSchaub.jpg manage 88 K 08 Aug 2016 - 16:32 BobPries Eugen Schaub photo See Reference Saxifraga 2016
atticaSaxifraga-JeroenWillemsen.jpgjpg atticaSaxifraga-JeroenWillemsen.jpg manage 136 K 08 Aug 2016 - 16:38 BobPries Jeroen Willemsen photo from reference Saxifraga 2016
atticaSaxifraga-RutgerBarendse.jpgjpg atticaSaxifraga-RutgerBarendse.jpg manage 105 K 08 Aug 2016 - 16:40 BobPries Rutger Barendse photo from reference Saxifraga 2016
gartenfloratab377Attica.jpgjpg gartenfloratab377Attica.jpg manage 226 K 08 Aug 2016 - 16:04 BobPries Coutesy of the Biodiversity Heritage Library
irisattica01.jpgjpg irisattica01.jpg manage 60 K 07 Oct 2014 - 02:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kirsten Andersen-alpines.dk-Denmark
irisattica02.jpgjpg irisattica02.jpg manage 94 K 07 Oct 2014 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Kirsten Andersen-alpines.dk-Denmark
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