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'Unzen'

Large flowered pink variety with deeper pink bar. Red-brown or red-purple anthers on white, tinged purple, filaments. Named after a Japanese mountain.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Sep
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Tasuku Kaneko
Country of origin: Japan
Date raised: b1957
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 8-13cm
Tepals: 5-8; oblong-elliptic, apiculate