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'Fair Rosamond'

Large or very large, white, scented flowers with a pale pink bar (sometimes more green or grey early in the season) and dark red anthers. Fades in full sun. Named after a mistress of England's King Henry II.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Fragrant: Yes
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Semi-shade
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: G Jackman & Son
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: b1871 i1872
Parentage: 'Fortunei' or 'Standishii' x patens
Other name(s): 'Fair Rosamund'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-15 (-20) cm
Tepals: 6-8; elliptic to oblong, overlapping, long apiculate tip
Leaves: ternate

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