Verona
Classification:
3 W-W[ Small-Cupped ]
Season:
Mid-Season to Late
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, 1958
Awards:
This plant earned the Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for garden decoration or use (whether for open garden or under glass). The award is only given following a period of assessment. Assessment can take place in one or more of the following ways: 1) Trials at one of the Society’s Gardens or at some other venue; 2) Visits to specialist collections; 3) Round-table discussions drawing on the collective expertise and experience of Committee members, with the opportunity to call on further specialists when necessary.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1993.
AGM
1993; This plant earned the First Class Certificate (FCC).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for exhibition

*Award made after trial.

Qualified for garden decoration

Trial held at The RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, UK..

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1971.
*FCC(g)
1971; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants which are of great merit for exhibition

*Award made after trial.

Qualified for garden decoration

Trial held at The RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, UK..

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1970.
*AM(g)
1970; This plant earned the First Class Certificate (FCC).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for exhibition

Qualified as a show flower.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1961.
FCC(e)
1961; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants which are of great merit for exhibition

Qualified as a show flower.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1960.
AM(e)
1960;
Special Classes:
ADS Classics
Chromosomes:
28
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
45 times as seed, 23 times as pollen
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Comments:

Fl. rounded, 95-100 mm wide; perianth segments very broad, rounded at apex, only very slightly mucronate, spreading, plane, with margins sometimes minutely incurling at apex, smooth, with broad midrib showing, regular, overlapping half or more; the inner segments a little narrower; corona very shallow bowl-shaped, ribbed, creamy white, with green prominent in tube, mouth split in places and overlapping, loosely frilled, rim minutely crenate.