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Medium to large violet-blue flowers with a paler bar. Filaments and anthers white but the connective is deep purple-violet. Tends to fade in full sun. 'Ekstra' is Estonian for 'special'.

Group: Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: 1.0 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Sun or semi-shade
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Uno Kivistik
Country of origin: USSR/Estonia
Date raised: i1982
Parentage: 'Serebrianyi Rucheek' seedling
Other name(s): 'Extra'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 10-14cm
Tepals 6 (-7); elliptic, pointed, margin crimped

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Uno and Aili Kivistik