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Królowa Jadwiga

Large, silky-white flowers with prominent midribs which are greenish when young. Creamy-white filaments with purple anthers. Fruit-heads persistent. Named after Queen Jadwiga of Poland, who ruled 1384-1399 and is now venerated as Saint Hedwig by the Roman Catholic Church.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Jul Aug
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Szczepan Marczynski
Country of origin: Poland
Date raised: r1994 f1997 ni2009
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 15-16cm
Tepals: (6-) 8; 6-8cm long, 4.5-5cm wide, wide-elliptic, blunt, overlapping, slightly wavy-margined
Leaves: simple or ternate

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Szczepan Marczynski