Definition of Dalmatian iris

1. Noun. European iris having soft lilac-blue flowers.

Exact synonyms: Iris Pallida
Generic synonyms: Bearded Iris



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dalmatian Iris

Daley
Dalgarno
Dali
Dalian
Daliesque
Dalit
Dalits
Dall's sheep
Dall sheep
Dallas
Dallon
Dalmane
Dalmatia
Dalmatia pyrethrum
Dalmatian
Dalmatian iris (current term)
Dalmatian laburnum
Dalmatian pyrethrum
Dalmatians
Dalmation
Dalrymple
Dalrymple's sign
Dalton
Dalton's law
Dalton's law of partial pressures
Dalton-Henry law
Dalton Trumbo
Daltonian
Daltonism
Daly

Literary usage of Dalmatian iris

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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; ..."

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