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Plant Identification: what is this? Iris?

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crestedchik

crestedchik
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

February 3, 2014
6:15 PM

Post #9761771

A friend had this on FB ,they said it was an orchid,I thought Louisiana iris...told her I'd try to find out what it is. Spent hours googling...figure someone here will know instantly...lol

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hcmcdole
Powder Springs, GA
(Zone 7b)

February 3, 2014
6:47 PM

Post #9761797

Does look like an iris. Maybe Neomarica

crestedchik

crestedchik
Cicero, NY
(Zone 5a)

February 3, 2014
6:59 PM

Post #9761806

I had looked at a bunch of the walking iris...but they seem to have a lot more "brown' on them. I also in the back of my mind wondered if it was photo shopped...
nifty413
Garland, TX
(Zone 8a)

February 3, 2014
7:56 PM

Post #9761842

Looks like a Moraea... possibly M. villosa.
http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/112081/
maddy
Sodwana Bay KZN
South Africa

February 4, 2014
2:01 AM

Post #9761900

It is Moraea villosa
http://pacificbulbsociety.org/pbswiki/index.php/MoraeaSpeciesTen
...and definitely not photo shopped!

jasminesmom

jasminesmom
Saugerties, NY
(Zone 5a)

February 4, 2014
6:25 AM

Post #9761996

It's a beauty..

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