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'Phoenix'

Large violet-blue flowers with purple shading along the midribs. White filaments with purple anthers. This very free-flowering cultivar appeared as a chance seedling at the nursery of Magnus Johnson, Sweden, flowering for the first time in 1958.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Magnus Johnson
Country of origin: Sweden
Parentage: Chance seedling
Other name(s): Mis-spelling: 'Phenix'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 15-23cm Tepals: 6 or 8(12) elliptic, 8-10cm long, 3-4cm wide Leaves: ternate

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Magnus Johnson