Definition of Dalmatian iris
1. Noun. European iris having soft lilac-blue flowers.
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Literary usage of Dalmatian iris
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1. My Garden by Eden Phillpotts (1906)
"Pallida, the pale flag, was known as the Dalmatian iris. The flower is large and of a soft and beautiful lilac tending to blue. A feature to reckon with is ..."
2. Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Or, Flower-garden Displayed: In which the Most by John Sims (1803)
"... about town by the name of the Dalmatian iris. More tender than germánica or florentina, being in fome lunations ..."
3. The Horticultural Register by Sir Joseph Paxton, Joseph Harrison (1834)
"It is often called the Dalmatian iris. The tenax grows in open parts of the woods of North California; from the veins of the leaves, the native tribes make ..."
4. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1834)
"It is' often called the Dalmatian iris. The tenax grows in open parts of the woods of North California. From the veins of the leaves the native tribes make ..."
5. My Garden by Louise Beebe Wilder (1916)
"Roses, with clumps of the great Dalmatian iris, and bushes of Rue and Southernwood. Pinks belong to June and are, of all her belongings, the very sweetest; ..."