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'Zvezda Vavilova'

Large purple flowers with a violet-blue bar and greyish-yellow anthers. Nikolai Vavilov (1887-1943) was a famous Russian scientist.

Group: Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Raised by: V Reinwald
Country of origin: USSR/Russia
Date raised: 1983
Parentage: 'Hagley Hybrid' x 'Klavdiis Shulzhenko'
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 16cm
Tepals: 6
Leaves: ternate