the Siberian Iris
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|Iris sibirica, the Siberian Iris, is a flowering plant in the genus Iris, native to eastern and central Europe and northern Asia.|
It is a herbaceous perennial plant growing to 50-120 cm tall. The leaves are glaucous green, narrow and fairly rigid, blade-shaped, 40-80 cm long and 2-4 cm broad. The flowers are typical of an iris, borne in late spring or early summer on unbranched or sparsely-branched stems held above the leaves, each flower 4-7 cm diameter, mid- to purple-blue, often with a paler whitish or yellowish centre.
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I do not have time to leave proper critique; I do however want to tell you this is a lovely flower with great colours. The combination of blue, violet, lavender, lilac and white is great and stands out well in the image. Thanks for sharing.
Excellent picture. TFS.
very nice colours, TFS Ori
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- [2008-05-27 1:03]
Amazing details and colors!