|Species X Iris|
|Iris x nelsonii||Accepted|
|Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry):||collected in the wild in 1938|
|Classification:||Interspecies Hybrids---Species X
|Registered Height:||30 inches but can vary from 24 - 48 inches|
|Bloom Color Classification:||Red
|Parentage:||Iris brevicaulis x Iris fulva x Iris hexagona|
|Posted by OldGardener (So Cal - Zone 10b) on Apr 14, 2013 10:08 AM
I. nelsonii, aka Abbeville Iris, is a hybrid species consisting of I. fulva, I. giganticaerulea and I. brevicaulis and is a native of the swamps near Abbeville, Louisiana. Although similar to I. fulva in bloom, its color is more intense and the flowers are larger.
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|Lalambchop1||On October 19, 2018||Obtained plant
Won at Reg. 5 auction.
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