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Large flowered pale lilac cultivar with purple anthers. The blooms change to white with age. Named by the breeder after his son-in-law, Bengt (Benedictus is the Latin form of the name).
Early large-flowered group Approximate height:
1.5 - 2.0 metres Flowering period(s):
Jun Jul Aug Sep Aspect:
Any aspect USDA zones:
4 5 6 7 8 9 Pruning:
Light prune (Group 2) Raised by:
Magnus Johnson Country of origin:
Sweden Date raised:
r1956 n1980 Parentage:
Seedling of 'Nelly Moser'
Flower diameter: 14-16(-20)cm
Tepals: 6(-7), 7-8cm long, 3.5-4cm wide, wavy margins
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