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fusca var yezoensis

Small, hairy, brown flowers tinged violet, densely covered in brown hairs. Whitish inside. According to Robin Savill, this form has much longer flower stalks than other fuscas, sometimes measuring 15cm. Native to Sakhalin and Hokkaido (formerly Yezo, hence the name).

Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Country of origin: N Japan, Sakhalin
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Tepals: 2cm long, 0.9cm wide