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'Little Nell'

White or creamy-white flowers edged in pale purple-pink or pale mauve. Pale yellow-green anthers on white or pale green filaments. Obtained from Francisque Morel of Lyon by William Robinson in 1915. Named after the wife of Ernest Markham, Robinson's head gardener.

Group: Viticella group
Approximate height: 3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Francisque Morel
Country of origin: France
Date raised: rb1914 i1939
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: (3-) 5-7cm
Tepals: 4-6; rhombic to obovate, pointed with recurved tip, margin totthed, wavy, recurved