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'Ristim├Ągi'

Lavender-blue flowers, suffused red along the centre of the tepals, especially at the base. Cream stamens contrast effectively. A seedling of 'Ernest Markham' raised by Uno Kivistik of Estonia in 1982. 'Ristim├Ągi' means 'Cross Mountain' and is named after a place on an Estonian island where the placing of a cross is said to bring happiness.

Group: Late large-flowered group
Approximate height: 1.5 - 2.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: Uno Kivistik
Country of origin: USSR/Estonia
Date raised: 1982
Parentage: 'Ernest Markham' x free pollen
Other name(s): None known

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Uno and Aili Kivistik