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(SPEC) Iris hermona Dinsm.

1933, Botanical author DinsmoreBulbous Iris

Iris hermona Dinsm. (John E. Dinsmore, 1933, ex Bacher 1912, Kunaytrah, Palestine); Section Oncocyclus ; Early bloom season; height 20" (50 cm); Color Class-W8L; Flowers up to 4" (10 cm) diameter, cream-yellow ground; veined and dotted brown purple with similar colored beard and signal blotch. Style branches creamy white; Anthers yellowish white filaments purple.

See below:
hermona - Fietz.jpghermona - Fragman-Sapir.jpgI. hermona Avishai.jpgIMG 20220401 155544.jpgIMG 20220401 155626.jpgIMG 20220401 155705.jpgIris hermona.jpgP90330-1403092.jpg
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References:

Van T. 1913; Dinsm. ex Post. Revis. Flora of Syria, Palestine, and Sinai 2: 596, Beirut 1933; Amer. Col. 1933; 1939; R., 1936; syn. Hermon Iris. Iris hermona. Registered as ‘Hermona'.
Sapir, Y., A. Shmida, and H. P. Comes. 2001. Iris bismarckiana in Israel and Jordan - new findings and taxonomic remarks. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences 49:229-235.
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Synonyms

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Chromosome counts

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Variations

Iris hermona cultivars include; 'Hermona'. ----

Hybrids

Iris hermona crosses include; 'Bagdad Beauty', 'Goren'.
  • Iris hermona X Iris iberica: 'Doar Na'.
  • Iris hermona X Onco hybrid: 'Reaem'.
  • Iris atropurpurea X Iris hermona: 'Noga'
  • Iris haynei X Iris hermona: 'Galeet', 'Gilmond'.
  • (Iris atropurpurea X Iris hermona) X itself: 'Aviv', 'Leat'.
  • (Iris atropurpurea X Iris hermona) X Iris hermona: 'Tameer'.
  • (Iris hermona X Iris susiana) X itself: 'New Enchantment'.
  • Iris mariae X Iris hermona: 'Sa'ar'.
  • Iris samariae X Iris hermona: 'Orit'.
  • Onco Hybrid X Iris hermona: 'Ravid'

Iris hermona is a grandparent in the following crosses; 'Inbal', 'Jet Stream'.

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Distribution and Cultivation

Distribution: Region*: Israel - Golan Heights and mt. Hermon. Intermediate forms between I. hermona and I. bismarckiana are also present in the Hermon.
Cultivation:

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I._hermona_Avishai.jpgjpg I._hermona_Avishai.jpg manage 597 K 05 Dec 2013 - 19:04 BobPries Avishai photo
IMG_20220401_155544.jpgjpg IMG_20220401_155544.jpg manage 1 MB 18 May 2023 - 05:34 YoungBotanist5  
IMG_20220401_155626.jpgjpg IMG_20220401_155626.jpg manage 1 MB 18 May 2023 - 05:37 YoungBotanist5  
IMG_20220401_155705.jpgjpg IMG_20220401_155705.jpg manage 1 MB 18 May 2023 - 05:35 YoungBotanist5 One of the largest Iris flowers. Truly stunning.
Iris_hermona.jpgjpg Iris_hermona.jpg manage 58 K 09 Oct 2010 - 21:19 Main.sapiry  
P90330-1403092.jpgjpg P90330-1403092.jpg manage 1 MB 28 Jan 2022 - 22:16 YoungBotanist  
hermona_-_Fietz.jpgjpg hermona_-_Fietz.jpg manage 35 K 06 Feb 2010 - 19:42 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Fietz
hermona_-_Fragman-Sapir.jpgjpg hermona_-_Fragman-Sapir.jpg manage 62 K 06 Feb 2010 - 19:42 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Fragman-Sapir
Topic revision: r10 - 20 May 2023, Harloiris
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