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'Jan III Sobieski'
Photo © 2020 Szczepan Marczynski
Large, flat, semi-double dark red flowers, single in autumn, light grey hairs on the reverse. Stamens yellow. Seed-heads persistent.
Named to commemorate the King of Poland, Jan III Sobieski, commander in their victorious battle with the Turks at Vienna in 1683.
Early large-flowered group Approximate height:
1.5 - 2.0 metres Flowering period(s):
May Jun Jul | Aug USDA zones:
4 5 6 7 8 9 Pruning:
Light prune (Group 2) Raised by:
S Marczynski Country of origin:
Poland Date raised:
r2013 n2020 i2021 Parentage:
Known, but not disclosed by breeder.
Flower diameter: 13-18 cm
Staminodes: up to 20; 2-4 cm long
Tepals: 6-8; 7.5-8 cm long × 4-4.2 cm wide, elliptic, overlapping, with slightly wavy margins, rounded at tip but with a distinct apiculus, long-pointed
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