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'Kristina Böttger'

Large, flat, violet-blue flowers. Red anthers on yellowish filaments. Named after a daughter of Lothar Sachs' business partner. The cultivar was originally named 'Kristina' but renamed after this was found to be unacceptable under ICNCP rules.

Group: Early large-flowered group
Approximate height: 2.0 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): May Jun Aug Sep
Pruning: Light prune (Group 2)
Raised by: Lothar Sachs
Country of origin: Germany
Date raised: r1999 f2004 n2005
Parentage: 'Bees' Jubilee' x unknown
Other name(s): 'Kristina'

Further detail:

Flower diameter: 17cm
Tepals: 6-8; mucronate, overlapping