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'Doctor Ruppel'

Large pink flowers with deep red-pink stripe. Filaments white with cream-beige anthers. Occasional early flowers may be semi-double. Introduced into the U.K. by Jim Fisk in 1975 from plant(s) sent to him from Argentina by Dr Ruppel himself. The variety has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Sep
Aspect: Sunny
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Ruppel
Country of origin: Argentina
Date raised: b1975 i1975
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): 'Dr Ruppel'; 'Dr Rupple'; 'Docteur Ruppel'; 'Dr Rubbel'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 15-20cm
Tepals: 6-8, slightly wavy margins

People:  Click the name(s) for information about:

Jim Fisk