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(SPEC) 'Nertchinskia'

Nertchinskia 1832, Loddiges

'Nertchinskia' ( George Loddiges, 1832). Siberica Section; Color Code-B1L; Light blue self, Correvon 1935; 1939 checklist says a form of Iris orientalis (now name changed to). ( Iris sanguineaHornem ex Donn).

Loddiges notes "We received this pretty plant from our kind friend, Dr. Fischer : it is a native of Nertchinsk, in Siberia, on the borders of China. With us it flowers in May, and is a hardy herbaceous plant, growing pretty well in any good soil, and increasing without difficulty by dividing its roots."--in The Botanical Cabinet. plate 1843,

Synonym: Iris sanguinea; Iris nertschinskia

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