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'Fryderyk Chopin'

Large grey- or purple-blue flowers with wavy-edged tepals which roll back on themselves. Cream-yellow anthers.

Named after the Polish composer and pianist, who was born and spent his childhood in Zelazowa Wola, 50 km west of Warsaw.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Stefan Franczak
Country of origin: Poland
Date raised: b1994
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): Mis-spellings: 'Frederic Chopin'; 'Fryderyk Szopen'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 15-18cm
Tepals: 6; overlapping at base, wavy, reflexed, short point

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Brother Stefan Franczak