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'Valge Daam'

Large, bluish-white flowers with beige anthers. Some authorities suggest that this cultivar should be treated as a Group 3. According to Robin Savill: "The name 'Valge Daam' means 'White Lady' and was inspired by an old Estonian tale of a fair-haired maiden who was punished by being bricked into the walls of the castle at Haapsalu. According to legend, her ghostly figure is said to appear at the castle windows each August."

Group: Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
USDA zones: 4 5 6 7 8 9
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Uno Kivistik
Country of origin: USSR/Estonia
Date raised: r1978 i1980
Parentage: 'Bal Tzvetov' x 'Madame Van Houtte'
Other name(s): WEISSE DAME. Mis-spelling: 'Vaalge Daam'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 15-18cm
Tepals: 6 (-7); 7.5-9cm long, 3.5-4.5cm wide, elliptic

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Uno and Aili Kivistik