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Deep purple flowers, held on very long stalks, with prominent yellow filaments and purple anthers. Whilst visiting Kiev Botanical Garden, Mr Erich Pranno of Estonia took a stem from an un-named seedling raised there by M Orlov and, after returning home, successfully propagated it. He named it 'Kiev' after the Ukranian capital city. Mr Orlov later visited the Mr Pranno's garden and agreed with the name.

Group: Viticella group
Approximate height: 2.5 - 3.0 metres
Flowering period(s): Jul Aug Sep
Aspect: Any aspect
Pruning: Hard prune (Group 3)
Raised by: M I Orlov
Country of origin: USSR/Ukraine
Other name(s): None known

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M I Orlov