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Photo © 2006 Debbie Fischer/Silver Star Vinery
Seedhead - Photo © 2007 Valerie Wright
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.
Early large-flowered group Approximate height:
2.0 - 3.5 metres Flowering period(s):
May Jun Aug Sept Oct Aspect:
Light prune (Group 2) Raised by:
Charles Noble Country of origin:
United Kingdom Date raised:
('Fortunei' x patens
) x lanuginosa
Mis-spelling: 'Daniéll Déronda'
Flower diameter: 15-22cm
Tepals: (5-) 6-8; 7.5-11.5cm long, 3.5-4cm wide, elliptic, pointed
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