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'Countess of Egmont'

Large flowered form with very pale mauve, almost white, tepals having a yellowy central bar. Purple anthers. This appears in lists up to the end of the 19th century but the form now seems lost to cultivation. If you know otherwise, or have further details, please get in touch.

Group: Late large-flowered group
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: G Jackman & Son
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: b 1877
Parentage: lanuginosa 'Candida' x 'Standishii'
Other name(s): 'Countess of Egmond'; 'Lady Egmont'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: to 13cm
Tepals: 8, recurved

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The Jackmans