(SPEC) 'Goniocarpa Pratensis'

1916, Farrer

'Goniocarpa Pratensis' (Reginald Farrer, 1916, Kansu) Section Pseudoregelia ; Color Class-B3M; Medium blue bicolor; Farrer (1916) notes "Iris goniocarpa variety pratensis (F90) occurs at lower elevations than the last on the same Thundercrown turf, filling the much coarser longer grass on the hot dry slopes at 7,000-8,000 feet, often, in opener places, developing quite a fan of grassy foliage, with dozens of fine 6-inch stems, each balancing a single lovely flower with lavender standard-blade and a fall of waxen pure white, heavily margined and mottled with richest violet velvet." J.R.H.S. 42: 1,79. Oct 1916. A form of Iris goniocarpa Baker.

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