Species Iris (Iris pallida) in the Irises Database

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Also sold as:
Iris 'Pallida'

Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Classification: Species
Bloom Season: Mid Late
Bloom Color Classification: Orchid
Bloom Color Description: Pale lavender blue

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Various insects

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By bennysplace on May 15, 2015

My ongoing love affair with the iris began when I worked for a small bank in what was once a small town. There was a separate building called the annex, where I would go to fix the staff's computers. One spring my stroll was rewarded with something magical.

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By mattsmom
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Location: My GardensDate: May 22, 2011Close Up View
By TBGDN
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Location: rose line bedDate: 2019-05-16rainy
By lharvey16
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Location: Zone 6Date: 2020-05-04Iris Pallida Dalmatica - Casa_de_Fanska
By MamaFan
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Location: Canoga Park, CaliforniaDate: 2014-03-24
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Location: rose line bedDate: 2019-05-16rainy
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Location: Ljubljana, SloveniaDate: 2020-05-26
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By mattsmom
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Location: property lineDate: 2018-05-18cloudy
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Location: property lineDate: 2018-05-18cloudy
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Location: Cisco, Tx Date: 2020-04-11
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Location: Northern GermanyDate: 2004-08-31SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA
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Location: property lineDate: 2018-05-18cloudy
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Date: 2008-06-07Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen 1796
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Plant Events from our members
Zencat On May 1, 2018 Bloomed
Zencat On May 3, 2017 Bloomed
Zencat On April 22, 2016 Bloomed
Zencat On April 30, 2015 Bloomed
Maiden bloom.
Zencat On June 2, 2014 Obtained plant
From Arlyn
dragonfetti On February 3, 2015 Potted up
Planted in Sunflower Garden; plant small but green.
dragonfetti On January 30, 2015 Obtained plant
From eBay; $2.97+3.00 shipping. Very small rhizomes maybe two inches tall and an inch around. But I wanted historics... will think that through next time. Seller irisreduce. will hydrate tonight.
VAMOJO On August 22, 2015 Obtained plant
JF-C'ville
MamaFan On May 4, 2020 Bloomed
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Time to post variegated, gold, purple, spotted all colors of the rainbow foliage by bumplbea Oct 25, 2020 7:59 AM 249
Best garden irises? by Tienito Jun 9, 2020 10:26 PM 18
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Naturalizing Bearded iris by SonoveShakespeare May 26, 2020 9:31 AM 10
Season 2020 by shizen Nov 29, 2020 2:34 PM 1,680
Help to ID please by Nick_Kurzenko Apr 16, 2020 6:08 AM 1

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