Mrs Collier - Heirloom Grandiflora

Mrs Collier - Heirloom Grandiflora


Mrs Collier - Heirloom Grandiflora 


Colour - cream with primrose buds


Variiety - annual


Scent - strong vanilla


Sow - autumn and spring


Height - approx 2m


History - When Mrs Collier was  first exhibited in around 1905 it was considered the closest to "yellow".  It was rediscovered in a South American garden by Prof. Harland c.1955 and released by Dobbie & Son of Edinburgh. AGM 2014.  Mrs Collier is foundation cultivar used in the cross between Lathyrus odoratus and L. belinensis, which has led to the various Lathyrus x hammettii hybrids.

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