Most important features of Late Large-flowered Group:
- bloom in the second half. VI - the first half. VII on new shoots, repeat flowering in autumn,
- flowers mostly single, with a diameter of 10-20cm long and bloom profusely,
- are hardy (zone 4-9),
- require hard pruning (clipping all the shoots on the second, third pair of buds, ie at the height of 20-30 cm above the ground)
- in the case of young plants in the first year after planting will cut stems at a height of about 30cm above the ground-to better propagation, in the second year we cut them at the height of 40cm, and in the third year at the height of 50cm.
Beautiful Polish cultivar from Szczepan Marczyński's collection of light pink-violet flowers, turning white toward the centre and pinkish veins. Flowers 10-12 cm in diameter, consist of 4-6 rhomboid petals with slightly wavy edges. The anthers are almost black on creamy filaments...
A compact climber with round, 5-8 cm across, purple-violet flowers composed of 6 tepals with a red bar along the midrib that is gradually getting darker towards the base. The tepals are almost round and have charming wavy edges. The central eye consists of purple anthers on white-pink filaments. It flowers profusely on new wood from June to September. It attains the height of 1,5-2 m and attaches itself to the support by means of twining leaf petioles. Useful for growing on trellises, poles and various garden supports, or through other shrubs. Perfect for container-growing.
A lovely large flowered variety from Poland. Awarded the gold medal at the Plantarium 2002 Arboricultural Trade Fair. Alluring vivid purplish pink flowers with lighter spots, fading to purplish red in autumn with a deep purplish-red bar. Deep purple anthers. Free-flowering for a long period, from late May to mid July and again from late August to September. It grows up to 3m. Tolerates any aspect. Suitable for growing over fences, trellises, arbors and various garden supports as well as in large containers. Lightly pruned it will bloom at the end of May, whereas after hard pruning the flowers will appear in mid June.
A Polish variety raised by Stefan Franczak. Flowers of 16-18 cm in diameter, single (6 sepals) or semi-full, with elliptical pointed sepals overlapping up to 1/3 length. The sepals’ edges are slightly wavy and up-turned, creating a pretty frill on opening flowers. Sepals are blue-violet-pink with a bright pink bar in the Middle. Stamens consist of yellow anthers on white-cream filaments. Flowers most profusely in June and at the beginning of July, less so until mid-August. Reaches 2-3m height. Attaches itself to the support by means of twining leaf petioles. Suitable to grow along fences, arbours, trellises, poles and other kinds of garden supports. It can climb over natural supports, such as deciduous and coniferous shrubs, as well as over dwarf shrubs that don’t require hard pruning. It looks its best set against pale background and combined with yellow-leafed or yellow-flowered plants. Suitable for cultivation in containers.
A healthy Polish cultivar, moderately fast growing and free-flowering. Pale blue flowers with wavy edges and yellow-green stamens, borne from June to August. Ideal for growing over fences, walls, arbors, pergolas, trellises and poles. It can be grown into natural supports such as small trees or over large bushy, deciduous or coniferous shrubs. Particularly useful for cultivating in large containers on terraces and balconies.
A healthy, moderately fast growing and free-flowering cultivar. Beautiful, medium-size, soft rose-pink flowers with cream anthers, borne from June to September. Ideal for growing over fences, walls, arbors, pergolas, trellises and poles. It can be grown into natural supports such as small trees or over large bushy, deciduous or coniferous shrubs. Suitable for cultivation in large containers on terraces and balconies.
A Polish cultivar raised by brother Stefan Franczak at the beginning of the 90’s. Pink flowers with wavy edged tepals and creamy-green stamens are borne profusely in June and July. It climbs by means of twining leaf petioles and can reach a height up to 2,5 m. Particularly useful for growing over arbors, trellises, stakes and other garden supports, but it can also clamber over natural supports like deciduous and coniferous bushes or dwarf shrubs. Makes a good container plant on balconies or patios.
A moderately growing, floriferous cultivar. Glowing red-violet flowers with a velvety sheen and cream-brown stamens. Excellent for walls, arbors, pergolas, trellises and poles. It can also be grown into natural supports such as small trees or over large bushy, deciduous or coniferous shrubs. Suitable for cultivation in large containers. Particularly useful for sunny sites.
A healthy, floriferous cultivar of medium growth. Large, star-shaped, rich velvety violet-purple flowers with red anthers are borne in great profusion from July to September. Ideal for growing over fences, walls, arbors, pergolas, trellises and wooden supports. It can clamber over natural supports e.g. small trees and large, deciduous or coniferous shrubs.
A hardy, moderately fast growing and free-flowering cultivar. Shell-pink flowers with contrasting chocolate-brown anthers, borne in July-September. Best planted out of full sun. Ideal for growing over fences, walls, arbors, pergolas, trellises and wooden supports. It can clamber over natural supports e.g. small trees or deciduous or coniferous shrubs. Particularly useful cultivation in shaded positions.
A vigorous and free-flowering cultivar. Pearly white flowers with a mauve bar on the reverse and white filaments with yellow anthers, borne from June to September. Thrives best in full sun. Suitable for fences, arbors and garden supports.