Iris (Iris winogradowii)

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Illustration of John Pastoriza-Piñol

Species: Iris winogradowii
Common Name: Iris
Status: Red Data Book, Republic of Georgia
Range: Caucuses, Eastern Europe

Map of eastern Europe illustrating the range of Iris winogradowii

Artist: John Pastoriza-Piñol
Artist Home Country: Australia
Medium: Watercolor

More common in gardens than in the wild, this iris remains in only a few locations in the Republic of Georgia and Abkhazia. This plant was grown in Australia from seed provided by the Karamov Botanical Institute in St. Petersburg in 1972.