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'Emily Meriol'

Small nodding or drooping, cylindrical, violet flowers. Mature flowers are paler and flecked violet towards the tepal tips, especially inside. Light yellow-green filaments and green-yellow anthers. Fruit heads persistent. Named after the raiser's goddaughter (Sarah Emily Fookes) and her mother (Helen Meriol Fookes).

Group: Integrifolia group
Approximate height: 1.0 or less metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: V Le May Neville-Parry
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: rc2003 n2008
Parentage: Raised from seed labelled as C. x cylindrica
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 4cm
Tepals: 4-6; prominent veins; 4cm long, 1.5cm wide, overlapping at base, long pointed, tips recurved