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'Albina Plena'

Macropetala type. A beautiful cultivar with long, pure white tepals and yellow anthers. The flowers are 6-8cm across. Main flowering April-May. This hybrid of C. fauriei x C. sibirica F2 also repeat flowers throughout summer. Raised by Magnus Johnson in 1982. 'Albina Plena' is, in fact, an illegitimate name under international conventions but is in widespread use.

Group: Atragene group
Approximate height: 3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Apr May
Aspect: Any aspect
USDA zones: 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by: Magnus Johnson
Country of origin: Sweden
Date raised: 1982
Parentage: C. fauriei x C. sibirica F2
Other name(s): 'Albino Pride'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 6-8cm
Tepals: 4 outer, 4cm long, containing numerous secondary staminodes

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Magnus Johnson