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'Turaida'

Medium sized, broadly bell-shaped flowers varying between deep purple-pink and wine-red. Yellow anthers on white filaments. The form is named after a town in Latvia.

Group: Atragene group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): (Apr) May Jun Aug
Pruning: No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by: Aivars Irbe
Country of origin: Latvia
Date raised: r1997 f1999 n2003
Parentage: 'Blue Bird' x unknown
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 10cm
Tepals: 4; 5-6cm long, 1.5-2cm wide, narrowly elliptic, long-pointed