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'Horatius'

Strongly scented, small, double, bell-shaped, purple-violet flowers. Named after the Roman hero who defended the bridge over the River Tiber against Etruscan attackers. Originally named 'Carmina'.

Group: Atragene group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Raised by: Magnus Johnson
Country of origin: Sweden
Date raised: 1979
Parentage: koreana var fragrans x ochotensis 'Carmen Rose'
Other name(s): 'Carmina'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 6-7cm
Tepals: 4.5-5cm long, 2cm wide, broadly lanceolate, sometimes twisted, margin recurved towards recurved tip

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Magnus Johnson