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'Georg'

Double, broadly bell-shaped, nodding, dark violet-purple flowers with a silvery edge to each tepal. Outer staminodes similar colour to tepals, inner white or greeny-yellow. Named after Georg Wettergren who worked with Magnus Johnson for many years. Pronounced Yeeorg, not George.

Group: Atragene group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): Apr May
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by: Magnus Johnson
Country of origin: Sweden
Date raised: 1985
Parentage: C. macropetala x C. fauriei
Other name(s): Mis-spelling: 'George'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 6-9cm
Tepals: 4; 4cm long, 1-1.4cm wide, lanceolate

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Magnus Johnson