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Iris sanguinea / Ayame アヤメ

Bloom time: May-July

Iridaceae /


Species in the genus Iris:

Iris domestica / Hiougi
Iris ensata var. spontanea / Nohanashoubu
Iris gracilipes / Himeshaga
Iris japonica / Shaga
Iris laevigata / Kakitsubata
Iris pseudoacorus / Kishoubu
Iris sanguinea / Ayame
Iris sanguinea f. albiflora / Shiroayame

Iris sanguinea / Ayame アヤメ

Iris sanguinea is a perennial herb inhabiting somewhat dry grasslands, with sword-shaped 30-60cm-in-length, 0.5-1cm-in-width leaves. Its flower stalks extend to 30-60 cm tall and set 2-3 purple flowers on the ends. Outer perianth lobes, measuring 6cm in length, drooping at the ends, with striking yellow reticular patterns from center parts to base portions. Bloom time: May-July.




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