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'Blue Planet'

Medium sized violet-blue flowers with pale yellow-brown filaments and brown anthers.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Raised by: Lothar Sachs
Country of origin: Germany
Date raised: r1998 f2002 n2003 i2004
Parentage: 'Bee's Jubilee' x 'Lord Nevill'
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 10-14cm
Tepals: (6-) 8; 5cm long, 2.7cm wide, broadly elliptic, overlapping, blunt, apiclulate, margin sometimes wavy
Leaves: simple to ternate