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'Nikolai Rubtsov'

Large mauve-red flowers with a paler stripe. Yellow anthers. An outstanding, free-flowering variety raised by M.A. Beskaravainaja and A.N. Volosenko-Valenis at the State Nikitsky Botanic Gardens, Crimea in 1967. Named after the famous Soviet botanist Professor N I Rubtsov. A stunning hybrid of 'Jackmanii' x 'Nelly Moser'.

Group: Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: M A Beskaravainaja & A N Volosenko-Valenis
Country of origin: USSR/Ukraine
Date raised: 1967
Parentage: 'Jackmanii' x 'Nelly Moser'
Other name(s): 'Nikolaj Rubtzov'; Nikolai Roubtsov'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 14cm
Tepals: 5-6, 5-6cm long, 3.5cm wide, obovate to rhombic, wavy margin

People:  Click the name(s) for information about:

M A Beskaravainaja
A N Volosenko-Valenis