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'Vesta'

Large, fragrant, white flowers with a creamy bar. Red-purple anthers. The form appears lost to cultivation.

The image shows 'Vesta' with lanuginosa 'Perfection'.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Fragrant: Yes
Flowering period(s): May Jun
Raised by: G Jackman & Son
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: r1871 i1872
Parentage: 'Jackmanii' x x patens
Other name(s): Listed erroneously by Riekstina and Riekstina as 'Veste'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-16cm
Tepals: 8 or more; elliptic, apiculate
Leaves: ternate

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The Jackmans