(SPX) 'Unguicularis Peacock'

1924, Dykes

'Unguicularis Peacock' (William Rickatson Dykes, 1924). Series Unguiculares; R8M; "This is said to be derived from a batch of seedlings raised from a cross between a dwarf variant from Cephalonia and a taller one with larger leaves from Crete. The soft violet falls are described as being prettily marked with a feathered zone of gold, yellow and white, while there are occasional tinges of rosy violet and splashes of a darker shade. Given an Award of Merit in 1924 when shown by W. R. Dykes." (Iris unguicularis forma Cephalonia X Lazica).

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