(SPEC) Iris bulleyana Dykes

Iris bulleyana 1910, botanical author Dykes

Iris bulleyana Dykes (William Rickatson Dykes, 1910, Western China); Section Limniris; Series Sibericae; 14-18" (35-45 cm), B3M; Standards violet, falls violet at the tips, streaked and dotted with violet on a white ground;

References: The Gardeners' Chronicle 418. 25 June 1910; Dykes,The Genus Iris, Tab. 6, 30. 1913, illustrated in color; Wal. 1916; Bennett 1929; Vilm. 1938; Mathew believes it maybe a natural hybrid between Iris forrestii and Iris chrysographes. synonym. Hollowstem Iris.

Chromosome number: 2n=40, Simonet, 1932.

  • Iris bulleyana_ cultivars: 'Bulleyana Alba', 'Red Emperor', 'Splashdown'.
  • Iris bulleyana_ crosses: (crosses within the subseries Chrysographes are often called Sino-Siberians)
    Iris bulleyana X Iris chrysographes : 'Bullegraphes', 'Jenkinsii'.
    Iris chrysographes X Iris bulleyana: 'Chrysogana Purpurea'.

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Topic revision: r8 - 2013-12-04 - AlainFranco
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