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'Catherine Penny'

Small, nodding, bell-shaped flowers; inside deep pink with slightly darker veins, outside pale pink and covered in white down. Filaments and anthers creamy white; connectives pale green. Seed-heads persistent.

Named after the chairman of the UK North-West Plant Heritage Group.

Group: Viticella group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Richard Hodson
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: r2014 n2015
Parentage: CONFETTI (s) x unknown
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 2-3cm
Tepals: 4; 2.5-3cm long × 1cm wide, broadly elliptic, overlapping at base, gappy above, with margins wavy and irregularly toothed, tip acute and slightly recurved