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'Abundance'

Viticella type. Reddish-pink semi-nodding flowers with deeply veined tepals giving a textured appearance; bar deep purple-red. Greenish-yellow anthers. A very free-flowering cultivar raised by Morel c.1900. It was probably obtained by William Robinson and given to Jackmans who named and introduced it in 1939.

Group: Viticella group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 4.0 (- 6.0) metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
USDA zones: 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Francisque Morel
Country of origin: France
Date raised: rc1900 ni1939
Parentage: viticella x unknown pollen
Other name(s): viticella 'Abundance'; viticella 'Purple Abundance'; 'Purple Abundance'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: (4-) 5-7.5 (-9)cm
Tepals: 4-6, recurved tips and crimped edges