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'Biriuzinka'

Large sparse flowers with wavy blue to sky-blue tepals. The anthers are pale yellow. This hybrid is another example of 'cocktail breeding': 'Jackmanii' x 'Candida, 'Nelly Moser' and 'Lawsoniana'. The name means 'turquoise'.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 3.0 - 4.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jun Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: M A Beskaravainaja
Country of origin: USSR/Ukraine
Date raised: 1971
Parentage: 'Jackmanii' x 'Candida + 'Nelly Moser' + 'Lawsoniana'
Other name(s): 'Birjuzinka'; TURQUOISE

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 12-14cm
Tepals: (4-)6(-7), 5-6.5cm long, 3-3.2cm wide, obovate, gappy but touching

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M A Beskaravainaja