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'American Beauty'

Large pinkish blue flowers with a magenta bar fading to whitish at the top. Red anthers on white filaments.

Group: Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: J P Van Laeken
Country of origin: USA
Date raised: r2002 ic2008
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-20cm
Tepals: 6; 7.5-10cm long, 5cm wide, elliptic, gappy, pointed, tip recurved, margin slightly wavy
Leaves: simple or ternate