R. brachycarpum ssp. tigerstedtii hybrid 'St. Michel'

'St. Michel'

brachycarpum ssp. tigerstedtii hybrid 'St. Michel' also known as 'Mikkeli'

Parentage: brachycarpum ssp. tigerstedtii x smirnowii, Marjatta Uosukainen / Arboretum Mustila, Finland
Habit: An upright, well branching plant, reaching more than 2 m height when fully-grown.
Flowers: Light pink flowers, green or green-brown freckled. Flower size 7.2 to 8 cm.
Leaves: Leaves are glabrous, dark green, underside with yellowish indumentum. Size 13 to 17.5 cm long.
Cold Hardiness: -35F, -37C
'St. Michel' flower

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