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■ (SPEC) Iris graeberiana Van Tub. ex Sealy

1950, Botanical author Van Tubergen ex Sealygraeberiana

Iris graeberiana C. G. Van Tubergen ex Sealy (Sealy, 1950, Turkestan); Subgenus Scorpiris (Juno) , Height 6-14" (15-35 cm); 4-6 flowers, Blue, white crest, surrounded by pale heavily veined area. Ends of falls cobalt blue; Collected by Paul Graeber, in central asiatic Russia;

See below:
Tony Hall photo sampledTony Hall photoIris graeberianaPhoto by Peter Bohnert-SIGNAPhoto by Kirsten by Kirsten


The Iris Year Book 1948, p.97-98, illustration facing p. 131;
A Guide to Species Irises, their Identification and Cultivation, The Species Group of The British Iris Society, 1997, Cambridge;
Sealy in Curtis's Botanical Magazine 167, t. 126 (1950).



Juno graeberiana (Sealy) Soják, Cas. Nár. Mus., Odd. Prír. 150: 138 (1982). ----

Chromosome numbers & Gene Data

2n=50 Simonet 1952; 2n=48 Randolph 1954. Ikinci,N., Hall,T., Lledo,L., Clarkson,J.J., Tillie,N., Seisums,A.,Saito,T., Harley,M. and Chase,M.W. "Molecular phylogenetics of the juno irises, Iris subgenus Scorpiris (Iridaceae), based on six plastid markers". Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 167 (3), 281-300 (2011)



Iris graeberiana has the following named varieties; 'Kara Kum Desert Juno', 'White Fall', 'Yellow Fall'. ----


'Awesome', 'Blue Lips', 'Blue Ruffles' graeberiana X albomarginata ----

Distribution & Cultivation

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Iris-graeberiana-Tony_Hall.jpgjpg Iris-graeberiana-Tony_Hall.jpg manage 88 K 16 Jan 2015 - 16:09 BobPries Tony Hall photo
Iris_graeberiana__25-03-09_Rs.jpgjpg Iris_graeberiana__25-03-09_Rs.jpg manage 53 K 03 Oct 2010 - 18:52 Main.deesen Iris graeberiana
IrisgraeberianaPeterBohnertSIGNA01.jpgjpg IrisgraeberianaPeterBohnertSIGNA01.jpg manage 65 K 11 Oct 2014 - 15:15 TerryLaurin Photo by Peter Bohnert-SIGNA
irisgraeberianawhitefall01.jpgjpg irisgraeberianawhitefall01.jpg manage 61 K 07 Oct 2014 - 03:14 TerryLaurin Photo by Kirsten
irisgraeberianayellowfall1.jpgjpg irisgraeberianayellowfall1.jpg manage 79 K 07 Oct 2014 - 03:17 TerryLaurin Photo by Kirsten
Topic revision: r14 - 05 Dec 2016, BobPries
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