Iris Innominata

Iris Innominata Seeds

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Rare and considered as endangered. Resistant to frost and cold temperatures.

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Iris innominata, called the Golden Iris, is found naturally in North America, mostly in California and Oregon, where it grows in Monterey regions. The adult plant is about 20 inches tall. This plant is rare and considered as endangered. The flowers consist of 3 sepals and 3 petals. They are about 3-4 inches in diameter, pale yellow and have brown and yellow markings. They are fragrant. Flowers appear on tall stems. Each stem holds one or two flowers. The plant is self-fertile. Iris innominata develops a dense bush-like grassy mass. The leaves are about 20 cm long dark green and grass-like. The plant spreads by means of its modified stems, rhizomes, which are located below the soil surface. Hardiness zones 6-9, (-20°C/-5°F, -5°C/25°F) in winter. It is well resistant to frost and cold temperatures. If grow indoors, place it in a sunny location. Bring the pant inside in winter; it will grow well with good lighting. Grow your plant in full sun to partial shade. It requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings. The plant responds well to fertilizing and extra water in summer. It blooms more regularly with regular water. It needs adequate drainage.
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Common name Iris
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Species Iris innominata
Cultivar No
Therapeutic uses No
Germination First, you can scarify the seeds to try to speed up germination. For faster germination, soak the seeds in slightly hot water for 24-48 hours, followed by 3 months cold stratification before sowing, 1/4 inch deep, in your soil. Keep damp soil, not soaking wet. Keep pot in warm situation 20°C/68°F. Germination usually takes several months. It can be more, depending on their degree of unbroken dormancy, don't give up.
Scarification / Stratification Seed coats may be so hard that they are impermeable to water. They need to be scratched or broken using a knife or sandpaper, in order to germinate. Chip the seeds with a sharp knife or make a few swipes with a sharp edged file or use sandpaper to allow moisture being more readily absorbed.

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