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'Etoile de Malicorne'

Large lavender or purple-blue flowers with a reddish bar. Red-brown anthers on white filaments.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: A. Girault
Country of origin: France
Date raised: c1968
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-20cm
Tepals: 6-8; elliptic, slightly overlapping, pointed
Leaves: ternate