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Iris, Pallida

Iris pallida     Fr: Iris Pallida

Unlike Iris germanica, found everywhere in gardens, this iris loses its leaves in winter and blooms much later. The Iris pallida leaves are more bluish-green than the German Iris, and are thick and finely ribbed.

Flowers. Apr-June

Flower. Suavely-scented.

Habitat. Rocky ground and scrub. Excellent for steep banks to stabilize the soil.

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