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'Rubella'

Large, deep claret-purple flowers with velvety tepals and pale yellow anthers. This Jackman's cultivar is mentioned by Markham (1935) and Whitehead (1959) but now appears to be lost from cultivation - please contact us if you know otherwise.

The plate reproduced from Moore & Jackman (1877) shows 'Rubella' with 'Marmorata'.

Group: Late large-flowered group
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: G Jackman & Son
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: 1858
Parentage: viticella 'Atrorubens' x lanuginosa
Other name(s): 'Jackmani Rubella'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 16-18cm
Tepals: 4-6

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