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'Viva Polonia'

Medium to large magenta flowers,with a bar white at base but mostly suffused purple above; outside pink, turning paler with age. Filaments lemon-yellow; connectives dark purple; anthers white. Fruit-heads persistent. The name means "Long live Poland".

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Jul
USDA zones: 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: S Marczynski
Country of origin: Poland
Date raised: r2004 n2013 i2014
Other name(s): 'Vivia Polonia' (Mis-spelling)

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-15cm
Tepals: 6-8; 6-7.5cm long, 3-4 cm wide, broadly elliptic, overlapping, with slightly wavy margins, tip cuspidate

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

Szczepan Marczynski