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Medium sized, single, violet blue flowers tinged violet and with a paler bar. Outer surface of sepals, pale violet-blue. Filaments white, tinged purple, and pale yellow anthers. The young growth has a tendency towards brown or red. The cultivar is named after a character in a Victor Hugo novel.

Group: Integrifolia group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: M A Beskaravainaja
Country of origin: Ukraine
Date raised: r1968 n1978
Parentage: 'Candida' x integrifolia
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 7-10cm
Sepals: 6, 3-4.5cm long, 1.5-2cm wide oblong and pointed or blunt and gappy, margin and tips recurve
Leaves: simple or ternate

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M A Beskaravainaja