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'Thomas Strawford'

Large, purple-red flowers. Filaments pinkish white, conectives red-purple, anthers pale yellow.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun | Aug Sep
Raised by: K Bolinder
Country of origin: Sweden
Date raised: 2005 i2013
Parentage: 'Poulvo' open pollinated
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: (10-) 14 (-16)cm
Tepals: 6-8; 5–6cm long × 1–1.5cm wide, broadly elliptic, overlapping up to half, rounded to acute at tip with mucronate apex
Stamens: 60-70