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Large, pale violet flowers. White filaments with dark greyish red anthers. Fruit heads persistent. 'Elbflorenz' is a pet name for the Saxon capital city of Dresden meaning literally "Florence on the Elbe" in German.

Group: Late large-flowered group
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Lothar Sachs
Country of origin: Germany
Date raised: r2005 n2011 i2013
Parentage: ‘Rosa Königskind’ (s) × unknown
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 15cm
Tepals: 6; narrowly elliptic, overlapping/touching at base, with slightly wavy margins, long-pointed
Leaves: simple