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■ (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.

See below:


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 Staph.


Chromosome counts

2n=16, Randolph & Mitra, 1959.2n=16, Johnson &Mathew, 1989.



Only two varieties known; the yellow type and a white winogradowii f. alba .



'Frank Elder'; 'Katharine Hodgkin'; 'Polly'; and 'Sheila Ann Germaney'


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


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-- Main.RPries - 2010-02-04
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Topic revision: r15 - 20 Apr 2022, TLaurin
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