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'Kiri Te Kanawa'
Photo © 2010- Wim Snoeijer
Photo © 2000 Richard Green
Large deep violet-blue fully double flowers on both old and new growth, later flowers are slightly paler. Cream to yellow anthers on whitish filaments. Below each flower is a whorl of rounded, mottled cream leaves. Named for the New Zealand opera singer.
Early large-flowered group Approximate height:
2.0 - 3.0 metres Flowering period(s):
May Jun Sep Aspect:
Sun or semi-shade Pruning:
Light prune (Group 2) Raised by:
Barry Fretwell Country of origin:
United Kingdom Date raised:
Beauty of Worcester x 'Chalcedony'
'Beauty of Worcester
Flower diameter: (7-) 10-15cm
Tepals: finely pointed