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'W S Callick'

Large bright red flowers with red-brown or purple-brown stamens. This cultivar will flower in May-June and September with only light pruning (Group 2) or July-September if hard pruned (Group 3). The cultivar was raised by Alister Keay in Christchurch, New Zealand and named after a friend. 'W S Callick' was introduced into the UK by Jim Fisk.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Sep
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
USDA zones: 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Alister Keay
Country of origin: New Zealand
Date raised: i1983
Parentage: chance seedling
Other name(s): 'W S Kalik' (mis-spelling)

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 10-15cm
Tepals: 4-6, elliptic, pointed

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Jim Fisk