Picotee

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"Picote" redirects here. For the Italian wine grape also known as Picote, see Nebbiolo. For the British warship, see HMS Picotee (K63).
Picotee edges in flower

Picotee describes flowers whose edge is a different colour than the flower's base colour.[1] The word originates from the French picoté, meaning 'marked with points'.[2]

Examples[edit]

Orchid "Odontonia Prism Picotee X Crystal Palace"


References[edit]

  1. ^ Daily Dictionary entry for picotee (URL accessed June 16, 2006)
  2. ^ The Oxford Dictionary of English, page 1331. Oxford University Press, 2005.