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'Etoile Violette' VIOLET STAR

Masses of small to medium-sized deep purple flowers with creamy-yellow stamens. This plant has been awarded the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit in 1993.

Group: Viticella group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
USDA zones: 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Francisque Morel
Country of origin: France
Date raised: i1885
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): viticella 'Etoile Violette'; FANTASY

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 5-10cm
Tepals: 4-6; long-pointed, tip and margin recurved

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