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■ (Spec) Iris x neglecta Hornm. see also 'Neglecta'

Neglecta 1813, Hornemann..........................................related links .. Color class Neglecta

Iris x neglecta (Jens Wilken Hornemann, in Hort. Hafn. 1, 55, 1813). Registered in 1939 checklist as a Tall-bearded cultivar 'Neglecta' and see that as the primary entry in the Encyclopedia. The cultivar registered is probably an error as Hornemann defined neglecta's height equal to that of iris variegata (8 to 18").

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Hornemann, Hort. Hafn. I. 55 (1813): Same size as iris variegata but with wider and pale blue standards, sometimes streaked with purple; falls violet on tip and white veined with violet on the center and base. Pale sky blue beards with yellow tip. Tube shorter than that of iris variegata, stigma same color as standards. Pleasant fragrance. Flowering during the second half of June.

*Bot. Mag. t. 2435 (1823).Neglecta Descr. Stem many-flowered, taller than the ensiform leaves. Spathes sheathing, imbricated, one to each flower. Germen six-angled: angles rounded. Tube of corolla but little longer than the germen; refiexed laciniae bearded, violet-coloured at the margins, white streaked with violet in the middle, very obtuse, sometimes emarginate: erect ones broad-oval, pale blue, quite entire, incurved, terminated in a claw. Upper lip of the stigma deeply divided, acute.The native country of this handsome and agreeably scented Iris is unknown. It was first taken up as a distinct species, by Professor Hornemann. It is a hardy perennial. Communicated by Mr. Anderson from the Chelsea garden, in June last.
Dykes in The Genus Iris, 1913, This is probably of hybrid origin and is similar to I. amoena except that the standards are blue or lilac instead of white and the falls are more closely veined and consequently show less of the light groundwork. The spathes are scarious in the upper half and the tube is a little longer than the ovary. The leaves are noticeably ribbed,-a feature, which suggests affinity to I. variegata.


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neglecta01.jpgjpg neglecta01.jpg manage 48 K 01 Jun 2017 - 21:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
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neglecta1.jpgjpg neglecta1.jpg manage 146 K 01 Jun 2016 - 02:28 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
neglecta2.jpgjpg neglecta2.jpg manage 158 K 01 Jun 2016 - 02:30 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
neglecta3.jpgjpg neglecta3.jpg manage 164 K 11 Jun 2019 - 22:09 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
neglecta4.jpgjpg neglecta4.jpg manage 206 K 16 Jun 2021 - 01:46 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandy Gessner Eggertson-Merlebleu Iris Garden-Manitoba,Canada
neglecta9.jpgjpg neglecta9.jpg manage 73 K 09 Jul 2021 - 14:54 Main.TLaurin Photo by Sandor Szasz-Iriszkert-Hungary
Topic revision: r14 - 02 Jan 2023, PascalJordan
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