See New TB Image Gallery

*
  

You are here: Iris Wiki>Spec Web>SpecEllenWillmott (12 Mar 2017, af.83)Edit Attach

(Spec) 'Ellen Wilmott'

1989, RHS

'Ellen Willmott' (Originator unknown, ). Series Scorpiris (Juno, bucharica). "Stems c. 200 mm. Leaves distichous, with broad sheathing, overlaping bases, green above, recurved in upper half and with a distinct white margin, hairless. All but the lowest leaves with a flower borne in the axil. Flowers c. 50 mm wide; falls oblong, plus or minus erect, but reflexed just above the midpoint, 44 x 14 mm, white, the midvein raised as a wing(crest) and strongly tinged greenish yellow (RHS 6A) on reflexed part of fall and with dull bluish green markings on either side excpt at extreme tip; standards patent, 17 mm long, abruptly acuminate, entire, white, styles more or less erect, inflexed at tip, 40 x 14 mm, bilobed at apex, white Russian Tadjikistan and North-east Afghanistan."-as described in the proceedings of the Royal Horticultural Society because it received an Award of Merit given by the Joint Rock Garden Committee at the March 18th , 1989 show. Perhaps one of the sources of confusion, in which some white bucharicas are misidentified as Iris willmottiana. [ Iris bucharica Foster].

Error: no images found

Please do not enter images that are not your own without owners' permission, this is against Wiki policy

"Although the Encyclopedia is free to all, it is supported by Emembership in AIS, If you would like to help sustain this reference, for $15 you can become an Emember, click here."

Interested in Iris Species? Please visit the: Species Iris Group of North America website.

To Report errors do not use comment box but contact the Iris Encyclopedia Photo Manager or Iris Encyclopedia Manager Comment box is reserved for added information about the topic.

Your Observations Are Valued. Please make note of bud count, branching, purple based foliage and bloom time, etc. Because these are affected by climate, note date, year and geographic location and write these and other comments in the comment box below.

 

-- Main.RPries - 2011-03-07
Topic revision: r4 - 12 Mar 2017, af.83
This site is powered by FoswikiCopyright © by the contributing authors. All material on this collaboration platform is the property of the contributing authors.
Ideas, requests, problems regarding Iris Wiki? Send feedback