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(SPEC) Iris samariae Dins. or 'Samariae'

1933, Dinsmore

Iris samariae (John Edward Dinsmore, 1933, Bayta, Palestine). Section Oncocyclus, 28" (70 cm), E. Y8D. Flower resembling I. lortetii, but larger, 12 cm in diameter, and falls wider, not strongly reflexed, with larger dots, 4-5 x 6-7 cm, narrowed slightly to a very short haft, purple-lined and dotted on a creamy ground; spot small, dark-brown, hairs red-brown on a white ground. Standards 6.5 cm, orbicular with a short claw, lined with dark-pink, dark-brown at the base; style branches 5 cm, reddish-brown, the crests purple-dotted, recurved. As Iris samariae Dinsm. now a variety of Iris lortetii. [Iris lortetii W. Barbey]. Iris lortetii var. samariae has no cultivars other than 'Samariae'.

As Iris samariae it has been involved in the following crosses: 'Amboy Agate', 'Ashkol', 'Bedouin Queen', 'Marganit', 'Tirat Tsvi'

ΒΌ Iris samariae crosses: 'April Apogee', 'Mansions Of Light', 'Nomad's Child', 'Pastel Lady', 'Thine The 'Glory', 'Tzor'.

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