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Medium, flat or flattish flowers, Purple-blue with a brilliant purple bar. Filaments white; connectives and anthers dark purple-red.
Keqing, was one of the twelve beauties of Jinling in "A Dream of Red Mansions".
Early large-flowered group Approximate height:
1.0 - 1.5 metres Flowering period(s):
Light prune (Group 2) Raised by:
L F Li, S A Wang, Y Li , P Wang Country of origin:
China Date raised:
r2015 n2021 Parentage:
Diamond Ball (s) x unknown
Flower diameter: 7-8 cm
Tepals: 8-9; elliptic to broadly elliptic, overlapping, wavy-margined, rounded at tip but with a small apiculus, tip slightly recurved, outside of sepals with downy hairs