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'Richard Pennell'

Large rosy-purple to purple-blue or violet flowers with a deep pink or purple-violet bar. Cream or yellow anthers on red or purple filaments. Named in 1974 by Walter Pennell after his son. The variety has received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Walter Pennell
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: r1962 ni1974
Parentage: 'Vyvyan Pennell' x 'Daniel Deronda'
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 14-20cm
Tepals: (6-) 8; 7-9cm long, 4-4.5cm wide, ovate, overlapping, apiculate, margin wavy

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The Pennells