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chrysocoma (wild form)

Small, rose-pink, less commonly pink or white flowers. The chrysocoma commonly found on sale is not the true wild form which, according to the RHS 'Plant Finder', is a non-climbing, erect plant uncommon in cultivation. These photographs are of the wild form.

Approximate height: 1.0 or less metres
Country of origin: China (SW)
Parentage: Species
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 3.5-5.0cm
Tepals: 4 (-8); 1.7-2.5cm long, 0.8-1.8cm wide, broad-oblong to oval
Leaves: ternate