- Origins unknown.
Dark violet flowers with a yellow eye.
- Geo Lee, Clevedon (Avon)
The original was a true 'Russian' violet, a cross
between 'Czar' and 'Devoniensis' raised by Geo Lee in 1873. This version is the
one discovered by Jean Burrows on the site of Lee's old nursery and as close to
the description of the original as to be more or less exact. Large violet-
purple flowers, which are said to fade to dark blue with age.
An early violet with long stems forming a sturdy
Regina-George Lee – The name is not valid as these are two distinct cultivars, 'Victoria
Regina' and 'George
F. J. Graham, Cranford (Middlesex) UK. 1870.
Purple flowers, described as larger and better shaped
than 'Czar', and with more fragrance.
Violet - Raised by Edith Pawla,
Capitola, California, U.S.A. Date
Giant rich velvety violet flowers, which can be up to
2.5 inches across on stems up to 12 inches long.
Very sweet fragrance.
Lady – Dr Judith McLeod,
Honeysuckle Cottage Nursery, NSW Australia.
Dark violet flowers and vigorous.
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