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'King's Birthday'

Large white flowers, suffused lavender on bar and towards base. Purple or purple-red anthers. The cultivar was exhibited at the Royal Horticultural Society on the birthday of King Edward VIII.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul
Raised by: Ernest Markham
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: b1938
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 15-18cm
Tepals: 8; elliptic, overlapping, apiculate, margin somewhat wavy