Tetraploid Aril Cultivars

This listing is intended to include all irises that belong to the 40- to 44-chromosome AAAA fertile family. Those marked with "?" may be triploid. Additions or corrections are welcome.

Oncogelias

At The Threshold

Floating Reserve

Maroon Prince

Summer Wind

 

Holden Hn29T

Holden Hq8T

Holden Hr6T

Holden Hr11T

Holden Hr17T

Holden Ht28T

Holden Ht33T

Norris T-N78P3

Norris T-N78R

Norris T-N78R1

Norris T-N78A6

Norris T-N79A1

Norris T-N79P

Norris T-N80C

Norris T-N81N

Norris T-N84CA

Norris T-N85G

Norris T-N85H

Norris T-N87P

Norris T-N87R

Norris T-N87V

Norris T-N88L

Regeliocycli

Ballalaika Music

? Bowl of Violets

Dunshanbe

Hebe

? Hidden Oasis

? Persian Accent

Persian Garnet

Persian Pansy

Rojen's Saga

Sheik Jamil

Tadzhiki Bandit

Tadzhiki Eclipse

Tel Hashi

Werckmeister's Beauty

Werckmeister clone #2

Regelia hybrids

Antiope

Aztec Warrior

Bronze Beauty

Bedouin Nightfall

Chiron

Coffy River

Dante's Darkest Dream

Fear No Darkness

Here I Am

Ken Bastow

Merlin's Mantle

Stonehenge

Vera

Verhooga

Vulcanus

Zwanenburg Beauty

Regelia species

I. hoogiana (all clones):

alba

pupurea

Alpheus

Blue Joy

Blue Mount

Deep Purple

Ice Bowl

Late Amethyst

Purple Dawn

I. stolonifera (all clones):

Chocolate

Decorated Blue Beard

Decorated Delight

Decorated Giant

Helicopter

Leichtlini

Merlin's Magic

Network

Real Harmony

Red, White and Blue

Sina Dark

Stormy Weather

Turkish Dancer

Turkish Delight

Turkish Topaz (unlikely)

White Flag

Triploid Arils

Oncogelias

Aaron's Shield

Clara

Garnet Tiara

Midnight Journey

Regeliocycli

Bedouin Dusk

Camilla (probably diploid)*

Dardanus (probably diploid)*

Guinevere

Hera

Persian Violet

Thor (probably diploid)*

Regelia hybrids

Korola

Lucia

Orestes

 

 

 

* These were reported as triploid by Michael Hoog (ASI Yearbook 1959), who subsequently published a correction stating that all three are diploids with 2n=21. The diploid counts for 'Dardanus' and 'Thor' were confirmed by Freeman Yendall (ASI Yearbook 1970).

 

Tom Waters

September 2010

updated April 2014

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