Lottah Nursery Tasmania, Australia
Syn. 'Nadezda', 'Nadjezhda', 'Kolesnikov #728'
Bred by the Russian Kolesnikov pre-1974; the name translates to 'hope'.
Fragrant double blue flowers in midseason. Fiala rates it as amongst the best of the double blues available.
Typical of the species it grows into a largish shrub 3 x 2m and has demonstrated a tendency to sucker.
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-6142 (2, 10, 28, 64)