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Iris forrestii

Family iridaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z5)
Flowers yellow (spring)
Size 16"
Light sun
Cultural notes prefers rich moist soil

Siberian-style iris from China whose scented yellow flowers feature purple-brown veins.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '08 trade. Baggy 70F (2w) - 35F (9w) - 70F (19d; no G)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (22d; 4%G, 16d) - 35F (6w) - 70F (25d; no G). Single seedling died while still inside
  3. Seed from '09 trade. Sandpapered to dehusk & scarify. Baggy 70F (15d) - 35F (6w) - 70F (40%G, 6-11d)

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