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'Retrousse'

Nodding, urn-shaped, red flowers with a cream band down the centre of each tepal. The tips of the tepals roll right back to touch the exterior of the flower.

Group: Viorna group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Barry Fretwell
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: r2007
Parentage: (texensis x pitcheri) x crispa
Other name(s): viorna 'Retrousse'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 3-4cm
Tepals: 3-4; elliptic, with markedly frilly free margins, tips very strongly recurved (“turk’s-cap”) in upper quarter