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'The Queen'

Large, pale lavender flowers with brown-purple anthers. According to Johnson, the flowers are fragrant with a "sharp scent of cowslip". This cultivar is mentioned by Markham (1935) and Whitehead (1959) but now appears to be lost from cultivation - please contact us if you know otherwise.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Fragrant: Yes
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: G Jackman & Son
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: c1871
Parentage: C patens x 'Jackmani'
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 16cm
Tepals: 8, braod elliptic, deeply overlapping

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The Jackmans