See Show Calender


You are here: Iris Wiki>Spec Web>SpecPurpurissata (18 Feb 2016, Harloiris)Edit Attach

(SPEC) 'Purpurissata'

1931, Small

'Purpurissata' (John Kunkel Small, R. 1931). Vinicolors Section; Color Code-B7M; "Flower-stalk erect, rigid: sepals [falls] recurved-spreading, within, the claw greenish-white, veined magenta, especially on the wings, the blade ecclesiastic purple or brilliant magenta-purple, the crest lemon, beyond the yellow green in claw, solitary, but surrounded by a zone of purple veins; without, dull-plum, overlain light, silvery-green on crest and claw, the claw also speckled purple; petals [standards] somewhat paler than the sepals, the claw-wings cream near base; style branches and appendages about the same magenta as the petals, the wings [style crests] paling to the margin, the body white at the base on both sides; anther-tips exserted." As described in Iridaceous Plants; [Collected Louisiana Iris].

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: r3 - 18 Feb 2016, Harloiris
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