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'Bees' Jubilee'

Large pale mauve-pink flowers with a deeper pink stripe and beige or light brown anthers. The spring flowers may occasionally be semi-double. The cultivar was named to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the nursery that bred it. This plant has been awarded the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Sep
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
USDA zones: 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Bees Ltd Nurseries
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Date raised: i1958
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): Sold in Japan for some time as VICTORY

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 15-20cm
Tepals: 6-8, 7.5-9cm long, 4-4.3cm wide, broadly elliptic, overlapping, blunt
Leaves: simple or ternate

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