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Large bowl-shaped flowers. Vivid red, edged in pale pink. Pale yellow anthers on white filaments. Raised by M.A. Beskaravainaja at the State Nikiski Botanic Gardens, Crimea in 1965. Named in 1971. A seedling of 'Nelly Moser' x (mixed pollen of) 'Lawsoniana' and C. lanuginosa 'Candida'. 'Nadezhda' is a Russian woman's name meaning 'hope' and the variety is named for the breeder's sister, N A Platonova.

Group: Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: M A Beskaravainaja
Country of origin: USSR/Ukraine
Date raised: r1965 n1971
Parentage: 'Nelly Moser' x 'Lawsoniana' + lanuginosa 'Candida'
Other name(s): 'Nadezha'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-16cm
Tepals: 6, 6-7cm long, 4-4.5cm wide, obovate, gappy but touching

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M A Beskaravainaja