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'Joan Picton'

Large, pinkish lilac flowers whith a whitish bar. Brown or purple-red anthers. Named after the breeder's wife.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Percy Picton
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: r1971 i1974
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): 'John Picton' (incorrect)

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-22cm
Tepals: 6-8; 9-10cm long, 3.5-4.5cm wide, elliptic to rhomic, pointed, margin wavy