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'Akane'

Japanese large-flowered variety, tepals light pink with red middle bar. Anthers cream yellow. The cultivar name means the name of a natural plant for dying red, rubia akane.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Raised by: Fumi Murayama
Country of origin: Japan
Date raised: 1997
Parentage: 'Gravetye Beauty' free polination
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-15cm