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'Prince Philip'

Large, rosy-mauve flowers, with a bright pink-red bar. Light brown anthers on white filaments. Reintroduced to the UK from the USA in the 1980s by Raymond Evison.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: A H Steffen
Country of origin: USA
Date raised: b1977
Parentage: C. viticella 'atrorubens' x C. lanuginosa
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 15-20 (-25) cm
Tepals: 6-8; strongly wrinkled,overlapping, twisting with age, apiculate, margin wavy
Leaves: ternate

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

Raymond J Evison