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Meduim sized, mauve-pink double or semi-double flowers with a purple red bar in May-June. Yellow anthers on white stamens. Single flowers in August and September. The name 'Piilu' means 'Little Duckling'.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Aug Sep
Aspect: Sunny
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Uno Kivistik
Country of origin: USSR/Estonia
Date raised: r1984 f1987 n1988
Parentage: 'Hagley Hybrid' x 'Mahrovyi'
Other name(s): 'Little Duckling'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: (4-) 6-12cm
Tepals: 4-6 (single form); 2-5cm long, broadly elliptic, blunt but apiculate, overlapping, margin frilly

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Uno and Aili Kivistik