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Tall - greater than 67.5 cm (26.6 in)
J. Lionel Richardson
pre 1944, registered with the RHS
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
2 times as seed, 12 times as pollen
Fl. 102 mm diameter; perianth segments broadly ovate, blunt, slightly mucronate, vivid yellow, spreading or a little inflexed, a little concave, smooth, overlapping half; the inner segments more narrowly ovate, shouldered at base and sometimes “thumbed”, more strongly inflexed; corona short funnel-shaped, loosely ribbed, vivid orange, with mouth straight and frilled.
Part of Lionel Richardson's “World War II Battles Series”. Named after the Battle of El Alamein which was marked as a major turning point in the Western Desert Campaign of World War II.
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