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'Daniel Deronda'

Very large violet-blue flowers with a paler, bluer central bar. Early flowers may sometimes be semi-double. Creamy-yellow anthers. Named after the title character in the George Eliot novel of 1876. The variety has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 3.5 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Aug Sept Oct
Aspect: Sunny
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Charles Noble
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: b1882
Parentage: ('Fortunei' x patens) x lanuginosa
Other name(s): Mis-spelling: 'Daniéll Déronda'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 15-22cm
Tepals: (5-) 6-8; 7.5-11.5cm long, 3.5-4cm wide, elliptic, pointed

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Charles Noble