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ELEANOR OF GUILDFORD 'Notpy'

Large, single or sometimes semi-double, pink flowers with deeper pink margins; the tepals have well defined ribs. Cream filaments with yellow anthers. 'Eleanor of Guildford' was named after three queens of that name who lived in the UK town at various times in history. Selected by the Borough of Guildford for celebrations of the new Millennium.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Aug Sep
Aspect: Semi-shade
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Ken Pyne
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: 1989
Parentage: Seedling of C 'Richard Pennel'
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 15-20cm
Tepals: 8, rounded, overlapping, pointed