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'Lucretius'

Broadly bell-shaped, drooping, red-violet flowers with greenish-yellow staminodes. Named after the Roman poet and philosopher Lucretius (Titus Lucretius Carus).

Group: Atragene group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 2.5 metres
Raised by: Magnus Johnson
Country of origin: Sweden
Date raised: 1979
Parentage: 'Blushing Ballerina' x koreana var fragrans
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 7-9cm
Tepals: 4-4.5cm long, 1.2-2cm wide, lanceolate to almost elliptic, pointed, margin curved upwards
Leaves: ternate

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Magnus Johnson