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Plant of the Month -February 2018

Iris reticulata Eyecatcher – and more! from Lesley Baker I first saw Alan McMurtrie’s New Iris reticulatas in a report from an RHS Early Spring show, I think in 2015, and I wondered how I could get hold of these … Continue reading

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February 2014 Iris winowgradowii – from Dave Hanslow

In 1978, Iris winogradowii was the only plant from the Soviet Union flora noted in the IUCN Plant Red Data Book of threatehed species, as only a few individuals remained on Mount Lomtismta, close to Bakuriani, in the Caucasus. Just … Continue reading

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December 2013 Iris unguicularis from Janice Bennetts

Iris unguicularis is a rhizomatous flowering plant, native to Greece, Turkey, Western Syria, and Tunisia, where it grows on hot, dry, rocky sites with shallow poor soil. I grow it in my front garden against a sunny, south-facing, sheltered wall, … Continue reading

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