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'Kasumi no kimi'

Small, nodding or drooping, urn-shaped flowers. Outside, pale purple-white with dense creamy white down and prominent veins; inside has a broad green bar and purple-pink tips. Pale yellow anthers and creamy white filaments. Fruit-heads persistent. "Kasumi" means "haze", "kimi" is an honorary title in old-style Japanese.

Group: ?Viorna group
Approximate height: 1.0 - 1.5 metres
Flowering period(s): Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Kazushige Ozawa
Country of origin: Japan
Date raised: fs1999 ni2008
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 2.5cm
Tepals: 4; thick and fleshy, long-pointed, tips strongly recurved, touching at base
Leaves: pinnate, entire