Definition of Iris persica

1. Noun. Bulbous iris native to Asia Minor cultivated for its pale lilac-colored flowers.

Exact synonyms: Persian Iris
Generic synonyms: Flag, Fleur-de-lis, Iris, Sword Lily



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Iris Persica

Iridoprocne bicolor
Irigarayan
Iriomote cat
Iriomote cats
Iris
Iris Murdoch
Iris cristata
Iris filifolia
Iris florentina
Iris foetidissima
Iris germanica
Iris germanica florentina
Iris kaempferi
Iris kochii
Iris pallida
Iris persica
Iris pseudacorus
Iris tingitana
Iris verna
Iris versicolor
Iris virginica
Iris xiphioides
Iris xiphium
Irish
IrishE
Irish English
Irish Free State
Irish Gaelic
Irish National Liberation Army
Irish Republican Army

Literary usage of Iris persica

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

1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1853)
"The bulbs of iris persica differ from those of the Tulip in that their main axis produces leaves (No. 2), from that of the Hyacinth and Lily in the short ..."

2. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"Many fine varieties have been produced. The Persian iris (iris persica) is delightfully fragrant; the snake's-head iris (Iris ..."

3. Old-fashioned Gardening: A History and a Reconstruction by Grace Tabor (1913)
"iris persica; "bulbous" iris; lilac and orange blotched with purple; take bulbs up in summer. ..."

4. Handy Book of the Flower-garden, Being Practical Directions for the by David Thomson (1876)
"IRISES—GRAPE HYACINTHS. Iris Susiana, 2 feet, brown, netted with dark lines—April and May. iris persica, 6 inches, various—April and May. ..."

5. Bulb Gardening by Mary Hampden (1922)
"iris persica. White, blue, purple, gold blend. Early. IRIS HISTRIO. Blue - purple. Early. IRIS RETICULATA. The Netted Iris. Violet and gold. Early. ..."

6. Handy Book of the Flower-garden by David Thomson (1893)
"Iris histrio, 15 to 18 inches, purple—February and March. Iris pumila, 9 inches, violet—April and May. iris persica, 6 inches, various—April and May. ..."

7. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"Its flowers, produced from iris persica. L Pseudo-acorus (Common Water Flag).—Common as is this Flag, everyone who has grown it fairly will admit its beauty ..."

8. The English Gardener, Or, A Treatise on the Situation, Soil, Enclosing and ...by William Cobbett by William Cobbett (1829)
"... and proper for the sides of ponds, or rivulets, in gardens or pleasure-grounds. Move them in August or September. IRIS, Persian.—Lat. iris persica. ..."

9. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1853)
"The bulbs of iris persica differ from those of the Tulip in that their main axis produces leaves (No. 2), from that of the Hyacinth and Lily in the short ..."

10. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"Many fine varieties have been produced. The Persian iris (iris persica) is delightfully fragrant; the snake's-head iris (Iris ..."

11. Old-fashioned Gardening: A History and a Reconstruction by Grace Tabor (1913)
"iris persica; "bulbous" iris; lilac and orange blotched with purple; take bulbs up in summer. ..."

12. Handy Book of the Flower-garden, Being Practical Directions for the by David Thomson (1876)
"IRISES—GRAPE HYACINTHS. Iris Susiana, 2 feet, brown, netted with dark lines—April and May. iris persica, 6 inches, various—April and May. ..."

13. Bulb Gardening by Mary Hampden (1922)
"iris persica. White, blue, purple, gold blend. Early. IRIS HISTRIO. Blue - purple. Early. IRIS RETICULATA. The Netted Iris. Violet and gold. Early. ..."

14. Handy Book of the Flower-garden by David Thomson (1893)
"Iris histrio, 15 to 18 inches, purple—February and March. Iris pumila, 9 inches, violet—April and May. iris persica, 6 inches, various—April and May. ..."

15. The English Flower Garden and Home Grounds: Design and Arrangement Shown by by William Robinson (1907)
"Its flowers, produced from iris persica. L Pseudo-acorus (Common Water Flag).—Common as is this Flag, everyone who has grown it fairly will admit its beauty ..."

16. The English Gardener, Or, A Treatise on the Situation, Soil, Enclosing and ...by William Cobbett by William Cobbett (1829)
"... and proper for the sides of ponds, or rivulets, in gardens or pleasure-grounds. Move them in August or September. IRIS, Persian.—Lat. iris persica. ..."

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