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Large, pale blue-violet flowers which fade to white with a pale yellowy-green central bar. Semi-double on old wood, single later. Purple-red anthers. 'Virginija' was the first name of Vilhelmina Riekstina's mother.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 2.5 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: V Riekstina
Country of origin: USSR/Latvia
Date raised: 1983
Parentage: Seedling of 'Lawsoniana'
Other name(s): 'Virginija'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-16cm
Tepals: (6-) 8, rounded, wavy margins

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Vilhelmine Riekstina