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CULT: Sickle-shaped Leaves

From: Sharon McAllister <73372.1745@compuserve.com>

Dennis Kramb wrote:

>  I noticed many of my bearded irises that come from arid climates have
>  sickle-shaped leaves.  Why is that?  For instance, some of my
>  arils/arilbreds like YA'ARA (Shahak), and then also my I. attica (a
>  subspecies of pumila).

Falcate [sickle-shaped] foliage is characteristic of many aril species so
it's not surprising that many arilbreds also have it.  

The trait also occurs in pumilas.

Sharon McAllister

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