Plant ID forum: Pretty Iris in a Brazilian garden

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Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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bonitin
Apr 14, 2014 8:13 AM CST
Anyone recognizes it? Smiling


Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Apr 14, 2014 9:21 AM CST
Perhaps Brazilian Iris (Neomarica caerulea).
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Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Apr 14, 2014 9:49 AM CST
It looks just like my 'Walking Iris' - Neomarica candida.
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Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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bonitin
Apr 14, 2014 9:55 AM CST
Thanks Tee and Greene! Smiling
I think Tee has pinned it down , Neomarica caerulea is a perfect match and it is native to Brazil hence its common name. So no Iris then!
Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Apr 14, 2014 10:19 AM CST
Yes, not a true Iris but it is certainly similar ... and beautiful! Thumbs up
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Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Apr 14, 2014 11:56 AM CST

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Some additional info.
http://www.signa.org/index.pl?Neomarica-caerulea
Evan
Name: Myriam
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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bonitin
Apr 14, 2014 12:09 PM CST
Thanks Evan!
Name: Evan
Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA (Zone 6a)
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eclayne
Apr 14, 2014 1:36 PM CST

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Thumbs up Walking Iris (Neomarica caerulea)
Evan

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