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'Zoia Kosmodemianskaia'

Medium to large, purple-violet flowers with pale yellow anthers. Zoia Kosmodemianskaia (1923-1941) was a posthumous World War II 'Hero of the Soviet Union'; she was executed by German forces at the Western Front.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: M I Orlov
Country of origin: USSR/Ukraine
Date raised: i1971
Parentage: Unknown
Other name(s): Mis-spelling: 'Zoja Kosmodemjanskaja'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12cm
Tepals: 6-8

People:  Click the name(s) for information about:

M I Orlov