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'Lovely Elga'

Medium-sized, semi-double, broadly bell-shaped, nodding flowers. Outside purple, tinged purple-red along the base of the mid-veins and with narrow, pale pink margins. Inside pale purple-pink. Staminodes pale pink. Filaments and pollen pale yellow. Named after the raiser's sister-in-law.

Group: Atragene group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun
Pruning: No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by: A Irbe
Country of origin: Latvia
Date raised: r2008 n2018
Parentage: macropetala x unknown
Other name(s): 'Elga'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 8-10cm
Tepals: 4; 5.5cm long, elliptic, with slightly wavy margins, tip acuminate
Staminodes sepaloid: 10+; narrowly elliptic