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'Violet Surprise'

Medium-sized, double, broadly bell-shapped, dark violet flowers. Stamens creamy green. Seed-heads persistent.

Group: Atragene group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Apr May Jun Jul Aug
USDA zones: 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by: S Marczynski
Country of origin: Poland
Date raised: r2015 n2020 i2021
Parentage: Known, but not disclosed by breeder.
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 8-10 cm
Staminodes: 33; 5 cm long, narrowly elliptic, overlapping, wavy-margined, long-pointed with acute tips
Tepals: 4; 5.5-6 cm long × 2-2.2 cm wide, elliptic, gappy, wavy-margined, long-pointed, tips acute with apiculate apex, edges of tepals curling back at tips

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Szczepan Marczynski