Iris bicapitata

Iridaceae

Iris bicapitata

A medium bearded species endemic to the Gargano peninsula in northern Apulia, Italy. Bears two scented flowers in mid spring, commonly a rich violet form, but combinations of yellow, white and violet occur. Parent plants with white standards, pale violet patterned on white ground falls with a lemon beard. Rare in the wild but a fertile and vigorous in cultivation.

Spring Flowering

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