■ (SPEC) Iris pamphylica Hedge
1961, Botanical author Hedge
_Iris pamphylica_ Hedge
(Ian Charleson Hedge
, 1961, Antalya Province, Southern Turkey); Subgenus Hermodactyloides
. Height 4-8" (10-20 cm); Leaves elongating to 55 cm. Standards light blue to green, lower narrow portion flecked purple, falls brownish purple, yellow blotch, spotted purple, haft greenish, veined purple. Hedge in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinb. 23: 557 (1961);
| Iris pamphylica Hedge, Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 23: 557 (1961).
| Innes, C. (1985). The World of Iridaceae: 1-407. Holly Gare International Ltd., Ashington.
| For more about Reticulata Irises see Alan McMurtrie's website
Iridodictyum pamphylicum (Hedge) M.B.Crespo, Mart.-Azorín & Mavrodiev, Phytotaxa 232: 61 (2015).
Distribution and Cultivation
Culture of Reticulata Group Irises
Quick Summary of Cultural Directions
| FURTHER CULTURAL INFORMATION
| Hardiness Zones 4-8 for most varieties, Some cultivars tolerate colder, others tolerate warmer zones (please comment in comment box with your location if this cultivar grows well in zone 3, 4, 9, or 10.)
| Exposure Prefers full sun for optimal performance, may still bloom in half-day shade
| Water: Prefers well drained good garden soil, Tolerant of dry conditions in established plants, Intolerant of swampy conditions.
| PH Prefers Neutral to basic solis 6.1 to 8.5, quite toleranr of more extreme conditions
| Fertilizer Prefers rich conditions on relatively inorganic soils.
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References; Curtis's Botanical Magazine
, new series, table 648 (1973); Mathew, Dwarf Bulbs: 147, t. 50 (1973); Mathew, The Iris
: 177 (1981); Mathew in Davis, Flora of Turkey
8: 404 (1984); Baytop & Mathew, The Bulbous Plants of Turkey
: 47 (1984); Mathew, in The Davis & Hedge Festchrift
; 84-87.. Collected in 1956 by Peter Davis and Oleg Polunin..
2n=20 Gustafsson & Wendelbo 1975; 2n=20, Johnson & Brandham, 1997.
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