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'Tiny Moll'

Small, vanilla-scented, light purple flowers. Filaments downy, silvery at base, shading to very pale lemon; anthers pale greenish yellow. Seed-heads persistent.

Named by Sal Armstrong after her (“tiny”) sister-in-law who died of cancer in 2010 at the age of 35.

Group: Montana group
Fragrant: Yes
Flowering period(s): May Jun
USDA zones: 6 7 8 9
Pruning: No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by: V Le May Neville-Parry
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: r2009 n2011
Parentage: Chance seedling
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 5-8cm
Tepals: (2-) 3-4; ; 2.5-4cm long × 1.75-2.5 cm wide, unfurling small then lengthening with age; elliptic, touching at base, otherwise gappy, with slightly wavy margins, and silver-white down outside; tip blunt, down-curved and often deeply channelled in centre, giving retuse appearance