‘King’: A New Iris sanguinea Cultivar

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This study was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (no. 31670344) and Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (no. 2572018DB02).

Joint first authors. These authors contributed equally to this work.

Corresponding author. E-mail: wanglinghlj@126.com.

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    The flowers of (A) I. sanguinea and (B) ‘King’. ‘King’s’ inner perianth color was violet [Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) N88B] compared with a different violet (RHS N88A) for I. sanguinea. In contrast, the outer perianth color for ‘King’ and I. sanguinea were the same violet (RHS N88A).

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    Single flower of ‘King’ structure, including outer perianth, inner perianth, bract, anther, ovary, and style. Inner perianth length-to-width ratio is 1.75; the outer perianth length-to-width ratio is 1.05. The color of the outer perianths are violet [Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) N88A]; the colors of inner perianths and styles are violet (RHS N88B).

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