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'Lech Kaczyński'

Large, violet-purple flowers with a redder bar. Stamens numerous; filaments white; connectives and anthers pale yellow. Seed-heads persistent. Named after the Polish politician who served as President from 2005 until he died in an air crash near Smolensk, Russia, in April 2010.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
USDA zones: 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: S Marczynski
Country of origin: Poland
Date raised: r2004 ni2017
Parentage: Witheld by raiser
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-16cm
Tepals: 8(-15); 6-8cm long × 3-5 cm wide, elliptic, overlapping two-thirds, touching, margins very slightly wavy, tip obtuse but with a distinct, pale apiculus

People:  Click the name(s) for information about:

Szczepan Marczynski