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'Lord Napier'

Large, deep violet flowers with a paler bar. Anthers brown-purple. The last listing given by Magnus Johnson for this cultivar is in 1935, Riekstina has it on a list of 77 cultivars introduced into Latvia between 1870 and 1910. It now appears to be lost from cultivation - please contact us if you know otherwise.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Flowering period(s): May Jun
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Charles Noble
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: 1869
Parentage: patens x Standishii
Other name(s): None known

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Charles Noble