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Pallida Dalmatica

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Species Iris  90cm.

Mid season flowering, May-June in the UK.

Lavender showy flowers above semi evergreen foliage.

Sweet Scent. Elizabeth Lawrence wrote "the scent fills the borders and drifts in the house"

Originating from the Dalmatian coast. "the great Floure de-luce of Dalmatica" Herbal (1597)

This iris grows well in full sun and semi shade.

It was probably first introduced into cultivation in Greek and Roman times. Records from the 1200's in Florence explain how the rhizomes were used in the perfume and gin distillery industries where it's referred to as 'Orris Root'

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Species iris . Semi evergreen. Also known as Orris, or Dalmation iris. Historically used in perfumery & distillery.

pallida-dalmatica-orris

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Height
Tall - 70-100cm
Colour
Purple
Fragrance
Slight Sweet
Season
Mid-Late
Rebloomer
No
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