■ (SPEC) Iris winogradowii
1924, Botanical author Fomin
Iris winogradowii Fom.
(Alexander Wasiljewitsch Fomin
, 1924, Collected Abschasia and Georgia-Tiflis); Subgenus Hermodactyloides
. Flowers pale primrose yellow spotted green on hafts and center of falls, center of falls rich orange.
| Schedisa Herb. Fl. Cauc. 166, Bull. Jard. Rep. Russe 23: 2, 113. 1924;
| Correvon 1927; 1929;
| For more about Reticulata Irises see Alan McMurtrie's website
| Fl. Cauc. 1: 250. 1928;
| Curtis's Botanical Magazine tab. 9220. Dec. 1930, illustrated in color;
| at Wal. 1932; R., 1934;
| P.C., R.H.S. 1932; Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society 58: xxv. Feb. 1933;
| Gardening Illustrated 227. 21 Apr. 1934;
| A.M., R.H.S. 1935; Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society 60: 5, 221. May 1935; p.74-75.
| Iris Year Book 1963 illustrated.
Winogradensis; Iris winogradowi Fomin; Iris winogradowii
2n=16, Randolph & Mitra, 1959.2n=16, Johnson &Mathew, 1989.
Only two varieties known; the yellow type and a white winogradowii f. alba
; 'Katharine Hodgkin'
; and 'Sheila Ann Germaney'
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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