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'Keith Richardson'

Large purple-red or crimson flowers with deeper red stripe. Deep purple anthers on filaments that fade to white at the base. Named after the Pennell company's propagator. (Robin Savill gives the parentage as 'Barbara Dibley' x 'Lincoln Star'.)

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Walter Pennell
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: r1961 n1975
Parentage: 'Barbara Dibley' x 'Bracebridge Star'
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-20 cm
Tepals: 6-8; elliptic, overlapping at base, margin wavy

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The Pennells