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'Snow Queen'

Large white flowers, initially tinged mauve, with wavy-edged tepals and dramatic red anthers. The autumn flowers often have a pale pink stripe. A chance seedling discovered by Mr. W.S. Callick of New Zealand in 1956. Named in 1958 by Alister Keay and introduced into the UK. by Jim Fisk in 1983.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Sep
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: W S Callick
Country of origin: New Zealand
Date raised: n1958
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): Mis-spelling: 'Snow Queens'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 16.5cm
Tepals: 6, 7.5cm long, 4.5cm wide, overlapping, crimped
Leaves: ternate

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Jim Fisk