bulbous iris


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Related to bulbous iris: English iris, Purple Iris
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Noun1.bulbous iris - any of various irises having a rootstock formed like a bulb
genus Iris - large genus of perennials that develop from bulbs or rhizomes
fleur-de-lis, iris, sword lily, flag - plants with sword-shaped leaves and erect stalks bearing bright-colored flowers composed of three petals and three drooping sepals
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Yet, it is too soon to look for the first snowdrops, winter aconites, crocus, scillas, glory-of-the-snow or bulbous iris unless you have a special microclimate near the house or unless you pay a visit to a well-stocked florist shop.