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Iris sanguinea f. albiflora / Shiroayame シロアヤメ

Bloom time: May-July

Iridaceae /


Species in the genus Iris:

Iris domestica / Hiougi
Iris ensata var. spontanea / Nohanashoubu
Iris gracilipes / Himeshaga
Iris japonica / Shaga
Iris laevigata / Kakitsubata
Iris pseudoacorus / Kishoubu
Iris sanguinea / Ayame
Iris sanguinea f. albiflora / Shiroayame

Iris sanguinea f. albiflora / Shiroayame シロアヤメ

Iris sanguinea f. albiflora, a white form of Iris sanguine, perennial, occurs in somewhat dry grasslands, with rhizomes with brown fiber systems around. Leaves alternate in two rows, 30-60cm in height and 0.5-1cm long, in the shape of a sword-like linear. Flower stalks stand in groups at the bases to reach 30-60cm tall and set 2-3 flowers on the tops; the flowers are white, approximately 8cm across, and perianth lobes are 6 in number, and the outer three are broad oval shaped with yellow bases. The other three of the inside are slender and erect. Bloom time: May-June.




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