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macrophylla ‘Altona’ (Schadendorff 1931)
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Bed G: Plant 07 & Bed Q: Plant 22 & Bed L: Plant 06

AGM 1992

A strong but medium sized cultivar with large mopheads of rose-pink flower heads on alkaline soil, but becoming a vivid deep blue on acid soil.   The old flower heads colour well in autumn, producing a variety of rich red shades which dry well. Best grown in shade, but will tolerate sun.

UK Plant Finder 2012 =13 nurseries

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