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Cardinal de Richelieu
90-120cm (3-4 ft)

Cardinal de Richelieu
Soft purple to violet blue. 'Dusky grape purple'. Said to be the 'Blue Rose of the Arabs' of antiquity, but probably a very similar variety. One of the most remarkable kinds.

Available bare root annually from November to April.

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Breeder: Laffay
Year: 1840