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Single, large, deep violet flowers with a purple bar. Filaments whitish; purple anthers. The cultivar is named after a river in Latvia.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: J Ruplens
Country of origin: Latvia
Date raised: r1982 n1986
Parentage: 'The President' x unknown
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-14cm
Sepals: 6, 6-7cm long, 3.5-4cm wide, elliptic, pointed
Leaves: ternate