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Large, dark red-purple flowers. Filaments pale purple; connectives dark purple-violet; anthers white. Seed-heads persistent. The name can mean "kimono", "brilliant diamond" or "adamantine" in Japanese. Attributed to Florida Group by the raiser which we treat as part of the larger "early large-flowered group".
Early large-flowered group
May Jun Aug Sep
Light prune (Group 2)
Country of origin:
florida var. sieboldiana (s) × ‘Allanah’
Alternative spellings: 'Kongo', 'Kongoo', 'Kongou'
Flower diameter: 13-15cm
Tepals: 6; broadly elliptic, overlapping half, margins smooth, tips rounded to cuspidate