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'Riga'

Bell-shaped, nodding, white scented flowers with pale greenish-yellow staminodes. Raised from seed obtained from the University Botanic Gardens in Riga, Latvia in Gothenburg Botanic Gardens and selected there by Magnus Johnson.

Group: Atragene group
Fragrant: Yes
Approximate height: 1.5 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Apr May
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: No pruning (Group 1)
Raised by: Magnus Johnson
Country of origin: USSR/Latvia
Date raised: 1994
Parentage: sibirica x unknown
Other name(s): alpina subsp sibirica 'Riga'; sibirica 'Riga'; alpina sibirica 'Riga'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 5-7cm
Tepals: 4; 4-6cm long, 1.5-2cm wide, oblong-elliptic, pointed
Leaves: 2-ternate

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Magnus Johnson