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'Cragside'

Medium sized, bell shaped violet tepals with violet staminodes.

Note that whilst the official description of this cultivar states that it is 'violet', all the specimens we have seen have been more towards a pinky-red as shown in the photographs.

Group: Atragene group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Apr May
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by: Edmund Phillips
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: 1997
Parentage: alpina x unknown
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Tepals: 4, staminodes: c10; 5cm long x 2cm wide