Colleen, Iris City Gardens carry both
*albicans* and *florentina.* Neither look like what I grew in Idaho as
The Iris City Gardens photos show albicans a quite
a clean white. Their written description mentions a yellowish influence in
the hafts. The florentina is described as white with a bluish
influence. The photo on their website shows a slight bicolor with some
yellow in the hafts.
What I grew was a slightly greyed-white
intermediate, completely sterile as far as I could tell and did not have the
crisp look Iris City's photo suggests.
The folks at Iris City are pretty careful about
identities. Their *Iris germanica* photo is the first I've seen that
really matches the description. It is a bitone blue-violet in their
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