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Sir Peter Smithers

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Cultivar
Sir Peter Smithers
Originator
Rivière, M.
Group
Suffruticosa
Date
1998

First bloomed 1993, suffruticosa, semidouble. Parentage: Rocks Variety. Pink mixed purple up to white with purple black spot. The plant has a great number of large buds, opens to enormous flowers 30cm in size. The color is dark purple pink up to pale pink with later white at sides. A purple black spot in the center and numerous purple pink spots in the petals. The flower stands well above the foliage on very strong stems, average height, blooms early, vigorous. Has stamens, pollen and seeds, reliable. The foliage is flat green with purple eyes. Seedling # 849302.

Reference: 1998-309:19