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Large, double flowers: upper side opens deep purple, matures to deep violet, ageing to light purple edged with deep violet; lower side opens violet, matures to deep violet, ageing to pale violet. Filaments and anthers dark purple-red.

Group: Large-flowered Division
Approximate height: 2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Raised by: F M Westphal
Country of origin: Germany
Date raised: r2006
Parentage: ‘The President’ (s) × un-named hybrids derived from lanuginosa (via open pollination)
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-14cm
Tepals: 50-100; 6cm long × 2.5cm wide, elliptic, wavy margined, base truncate, tip acute