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'Tonko'

Japanese large-flowered variety, tepals rose pink. Anthers yellow. Named after an old city on the Silk Road, now called Dun-huang, in Gansu province, China.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Masako Takeuchi
Country of origin: Japan
Date raised: 1992
Parentage: 'Gekkyuuden' x 'Ernest Markham'
Other name(s): 'Tonkoo'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 8-10 cm