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'Aksel'

Large, velvety, violet flowers with light purple filaments and dark purple anthers. Fruit-heads persistent. Named after one of Uno Kivistik's elder brothers (1928-1998).

Group: Viticella group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep Oct
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: U & A Kivistik
Country of origin: Estonia
Date raised: r1989 n1998
Parentage: Carmencita x ?viticella
Other name(s): None known

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-15cm
Tepals: 6; 7cm long, 4cm wide, thick and fleshy, ovoid, overlapping, long-pointed

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Uno and Aili Kivistik