■ (SPEC) Iris bicapitata Collas.

1989, Collasante

Iris bicapitata Colas. (Professor Maretta Colasante, 1989, Gargano Peninsula, Italy); 12-16+", (30-40+ cm); Flowers variously colored; Nigel Service (1996) reports "Yellow from bright to pale, white, near white of a green, blued or yellowed sort, purple, violet, pale blue, blue-veined falls and white standards, classic variegata, pale yellow flecked greenish." Beards are blue or white but tipped yellow and turning yellow towards haft. Named bicapitata for its 2-flowered stem, but it flowers only once each year;

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Photo by Roberto Marucchi, Italy Lowell Baumunk photo Filippo Dimatteo photo Pat Toolan photo Pat Toolan photo Gerhard Raschun jun., photo
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References:

Originally described as Iris biflora Petagna from Gargano Italy in 1787 in Institutiones Botanicae (NA) 87.
Colasante in Giornale Botanico Italiano vol. 123, Suppl 1, page. 112;
The 1996 Iris Year Book; p.73-76, illustrated in color.
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Synonyms

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Chromosome counts

2n=40 (Colasante 1996). ----

Variations

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Hybrids

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Distribution & Cultivation

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Photo by Roberto Marucchi, Italy Lowell Baumunk photo Filippo Dimatteo photo Pat Toolan photo Pat Toolan photo Gerhard Raschun jun., photo

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-- Main.RPries - 2009-11-08
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IBicapitataRM.jpgjpg IBicapitataRM.jpg manage 54 K 03 May 2012 - 14:18 Main.Betsy881 Photo by Roberto Marucchi, Italy
Iris-bicapitata-1.jpgjpg Iris-bicapitata-1.jpg manage 40 K 08 Aug 2016 - 20:11 BobPries Lowell Baumunk photo
Iris-bicapitata-2.jpgjpg Iris-bicapitata-2.jpg manage 45 K 08 Aug 2016 - 20:12 BobPries Filippo Dimatteo photo
Iris-bicapitata-3.jpgjpg Iris-bicapitata-3.jpg manage 52 K 08 Aug 2016 - 20:14 BobPries Pat Toolan photo
Iris-bicapitata-4.jpgjpg Iris-bicapitata-4.jpg manage 42 K 08 Aug 2016 - 20:15 BobPries Pat Toolan photo
Iris-bicapitataGargano.jpgjpg Iris-bicapitataGargano.jpg manage 99 K 08 Aug 2016 - 20:17 BobPries Gerhard Raschun jun., photo
Topic revision: r7 - 08 Aug 2016, BobPries
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