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'Ovidius'

Double, open, bell-shaped, drooping, deep violet flowers. Staminodes tipped light green. Scented. named for the poet Roman Ovid (Publius Ovidius Naso).

Group: Atragene group
Fragrant: Yes
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: 5cm
Tepals: lanceolate, 3-4,5cm long, 1.5-1,6cm wide, tip somewhat recurved

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Magnus Johnson