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General Wavell
Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Whiteman, HH, (UK)
Year Introduced: 1942
Height 80cm
Spread 65cm


Gorgeous flowers, of substance, in rich berry colours. A lovely vintage cultivar, which deserves to be more widely known.

Tube: Deep red, stout.

Sepals: Deep red, tiny green tip. Horizontal, with a pronounced recurve,

Corolla: Purple red, streaked with orange pink, 1/2 flared.

Parentage: Bland's New Striped x Beauty of Exeter.

NKvF 1298

Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
Flower Type
Double #
Bush #
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #