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'Gozaisho'

Medium-sized white flowers with a pale violet bar; outside very pale purple with a dark violet mid-rib. Stamens numerous; filaments greenish white; connectives greyish reddish purple; anthers white; pollen white. Seedheads persistent. Named after one of the highest mountains in the Suzuka Range between Mie and Shiga Prefectures, Honshu, Japan.

Group: Viticella group
Fragrant: Yes
Approximate height: 1.0 - 1.5 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun
USDA zones: 9a 9b
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: T Sano
Date raised: r2012 n2016
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 7-9cm
Tepals: 4-6; 3.6-4.6cm long x 2-2.6cm wide,elliptic to broadly elliptic, touching at base or slightly overlapping, margins very slightly crenate and occasionally slightly undulate, long-pointed with acute tip with cuspidate to aristate apex.