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PINK CHAMPAGNE 'Kakio'

Large pink flowers with paler central bar. Yellow stamens. Frequently sold in the UK as 'Pink Champagne', but technically it should be given its original name, 'Kakio'.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Sep
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Kazushige Ozawa
Country of origin: Japan
Date raised: c1980
Parentage: 'Star of India' x 'Crimson King'
Other name(s): Wrongly: 'Pink Champagne'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-16cm
Tepals: 8

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