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■ (SPEC) Iris willmottiana alba

1936, Selector Van Tubergen

'Willmottiana Alba'. (Van Tubergen, R. 1936) Subgenus Scorpiris, (Juno); Color Code-WW; "This charming white iris with a yellow blotch and delicate green tracery on each fall is a gem for the rockery or for grouping in the low border. A profuse bloomer with each stem bearing 8 or 9 blooms. About 10 inches high."-Walter Marx Gardens 1951. "The standards are white with no markings. The falls are white with green markings on either side of the yellow center keel. Height 1 ft. to 15 inches. A strong growing variety with deep glossy almost blue green foliage"-Neel (1951). Van Tubergen 1936; 1938; Stewart 1939. This plant in horticulture is probably a white form of Iris bucharica " Introduced by Tubergen; flowers pure white, from the leaf-axils." "syn. Iris bucharica Foster, var. alba Hort.; Iris willmottiana Foster, var. alba Hort."-SIGNA p. 1734. Counted by Simonet as 2n=21.

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Bucharica_alba_At_Panayoti_home_gardenWiki.jpgjpg Bucharica_alba_At_Panayoti_home_gardenWiki.jpg manage 132 K 28 Feb 2012 - 18:45 UnknownUser Panayoti Kelaidis photo
Iris-willmottiana-Murrain1.jpgjpg Iris-willmottiana-Murrain1.jpg manage 47 K 14 Jan 2015 - 20:33 BobPries Jim Murrain photo
Iris-willmottiana-Murrain2.jpgjpg Iris-willmottiana-Murrain2.jpg manage 34 K 14 Jan 2015 - 20:33 BobPries Jim Murrain photo
WilmottianaAlbaJB2.JPGJPG WilmottianaAlbaJB2.JPG manage 73 K 07 Apr 2013 - 22:26 Main.Betsy881 Photo by John Baumfalk
juno willmottiana albaJB.jpgjpg juno willmottiana albaJB.jpg manage 73 K 14 Apr 2019 - 12:35 Main.Betsy881 Photo by John Baumfalk
willmotiana albaJB415.jpgjpg willmotiana albaJB415.jpg manage 101 K 15 Apr 2018 - 14:02 Main.Betsy881 Photo by John Baumfalk
willmotiana_alba2JB.JPGJPG willmotiana_alba2JB.JPG manage 128 K 14 Apr 2013 - 13:26 Main.Betsy881 Photo by John Baumfalk
Topic revision: r13 - 14 Apr 2019, Betsy881
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