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‘Philip Tregunna’

M. sargentiana var. robusta × M. campbellii

 

 

The 11 or 12 broad purplish pink tepals open to reveal a paler purplish pink on the upper surface and are 19 cm in diameter. Flowering during March in the south west of England. The 11 or 12 broad purplish pink tepals open to reveal a paler purplish pink on the upper surface and are 19 cm in diameter. Flowering during March in the south west of England. This hybrid resulted from seed collected from M. sargentiana var. robusta growing in Caerhays Castle, Cornwall in 1960. Philip Tregunna was head gardener of Caerhays 1956-1996.

The Caerhays Castle tree was recorded as 16 m × 80.25 cm (The Tree Register 2016).

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