See New TB Image Gallery


■ (SPEC) Iris pamphylica Hedge

(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);

See below: ----


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). ----

Chromosome counts






Distribution and Cultivation

Distribution: Region:


Culture of Reticulata Group Irises

Quick Summary of Cultural Directions

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.

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07


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..

Chromosome counts; 2n=20 Gustafsson & Wendelbo 1975; 2n=20, Johnson & Brandham, 1997.

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Iris Species? Please visit the: Species Iris Group of North America website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.


-- Main.RPries - 2010-02-04
I Attachment Action Size Date Who Comment
Iris-pamphylica--1_Hans_Achilles_photo.jpgjpg Iris-pamphylica--1_Hans_Achilles_photo.jpg manage 79 K 22 Jan 2014 - 13:34 BobPries Hans Achilles photo
Iris-pamphylica--2_Hans_Achilles_photo.jpgjpg Iris-pamphylica--2_Hans_Achilles_photo.jpg manage 188 K 22 Jan 2014 - 13:34 BobPries Hans Achilles Photo
Iris-pamphylica--2_Hans_Achilles_photo_cropped.jpgjpg Iris-pamphylica--2_Hans_Achilles_photo_cropped.jpg manage 78 K 22 Jan 2014 - 13:39 BobPries From Hans Achilles photo
Iris-pamphylica--31.jpgjpg Iris-pamphylica--31.jpg manage 60 K 21 Jan 2015 - 13:47 BobPries Hans Achilles photo
Topic revision: r14 - 25 Dec 2021, BobPries
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback