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'Fran├žois Morel'

Medium sized pink to purple flowers with a darker bar. There is some debate as to whether this cultivar should be placed in the Jackmanii (Late Large Flowered) or Viticella groups.

Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep Oct
Raised by: Francisque Morel
Country of origin: France
Date raised: r1883 i1884
Parentage: 'Star of India' (s) x 'Rubra Grandiflora' (Source: F. Morel, Journ. RHS 24, 31, 1900)
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 8-11cm
Tepals: 4 (-6); obovate to almost triangular, margin wavy