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£2.25
Delivery from August
Hybridiser: Rowell, Joseph, (UK)
Year Introduced: 1987
Height 60cm
Spread 60cm

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Good exhibition cultivar with a short jointed, self branching, naturally neat form, outward and upward facing flowers in sensational colours. Flowers are carried so profusely that branches may need support. Great for patio containers too.

Tube: Carmine, short.

Sepals: Carmine at base then mottled carmine and green to green tip, held 1/2 up with slight reflex. Red if grown in bright light.

Corolla: Periwinkle blue with slight pink veining, 3/4 flared.

Parentage: Estelle Marie x unknown.

ANDREW HADFIELD - No. 2114 (Rowell, 1987)

Single. Upright

Three quarter flared 16mm (5/8") long x 15mm (5/8") wide COROLLA is orchid blue with pink veins and white base; smooth petal edges

Half up 23mm (7/8") long x 9mm (3/8") wide SEPALS are carmine fading to cream with reflexed green tips

Sepals are red if grown in bright light

Proportionately medium TUBE is carmine

STAMENS extend 20mm (3/4") below corolla with pink filaments and white maturing to red anthers

PISTIL extends 30mm (1 1/8") below corolla with pale pink style and pink stigma

Pointed BUD

Upright bloom

FOLIAGE is medium green on the upper surface, lighter on the lower surface with 43mm (1 3/4") long x 25mm (1") wide elliptic shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases

Veins are medium green with green stems and branches

PARENTAGE: Estelle Marie x unknown

Self branching small upright

Will make a good upright or standard

Prefers overhead filtered light with best bloom color in filtered light

Awards: First: North Staffs. and S. Cheshire Shows

May need support due to weight of blooms

Tested 3 years near Stoke-on-Trent, England, UK and introduced in 1986

Distinguished by: profuse blooming.

Flower Size
Small (1.5 - 3cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Habit
Bush #
Hardiness
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #