Iris atropurpurea....funny leaves?

RoseAbbeyJune 17, 2010

I just bought and planted an atropurpurea iris. The leaves remind me of a lily plant. They dont look like a fan. Is this because the plant is young? Is this type a rebloomer?

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Chemocurl zn5b/6a Indiana(zone 5/6)

Per the link below,

Iris atropurpurea is in the Oncocyclus section(of Aril Irises) and is from Israel.

Sue

Here is a link that might be useful: All about Aril Irises

    Bookmark   June 17, 2010 at 7:41PM
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iris_gal(z9 CA)

The 3rd photo down at this site shows the entire plant. Its leaves look more like a bulbous type iris than bearded. Very exotic bloom!

Here is a link that might be useful: http://www.flowersinisrael.com/Irisatropurpurea_page.htm

    Bookmark   June 18, 2010 at 1:15AM
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