A darker colored zone on the petals and sepals of the flower just above the throat. Notice that in the examples below the eye color also appears on the sepals. If the dark color only appears on the petals, it as called a band.

Photo by Cheryl Harris, used with permission. Cultivar: ‘Bandit Man’ (Stevens 1979)

Photo: Michael Brown, used with permission

See also: Eyezone

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