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£2.25
Delivery from August
Hybridiser: Horton, (US)
Year Introduced: 1948
Height 65cm
Spread 55cm

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Bold in every way, this sturdy old cultivar grows really vigorously, faster than any other we know. It makes a large, several feet high plant in its first year. Suitable for training as a greenhouse or conservatory climber, or, in frost free areas, growing up through other shrubs or wall training. Freely produces very large and brightly coloured flowers, although these do start later than other cultivars. Really spectacular when in flower.

T: Rose-madder, fairly long, straight.

Sepals: Rose-madder, held fully up and recurved.

Corolla: Rose-madder, long and only slightly flared.

Foliage: Dark green with lighter veins and stems.

NKvF 1870

Flower Size
Giant (6cm +) #
Flower Type
Single #
Habit
Upright Bush #
Hardiness
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #
Properties
Tubular Flower #