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Hybridiser: Elsman, AJ, (NL)
Year Introduced: 2011

Eye catching, easy to grow, classically beautiful cultivar suitable for exhibition, containers or bedding.

Tube: White with pink candy stripes, long and slender.

Sepals: White with apple green tips, held fully up and recurved.

Corolla: Dark reddish purple, 1/4 flared.

Foliage: Mid green.

Parentage: Arels Avondzon x Arels Arjen.

AFS 7985, NKvF 4939

Arels Tojo No. 7985 (Elsman 2012)

Single. Upright

COROLLA: quarter flared, wavy petal margins, flared shape; opens dark reddish purple (61A), white base; matures dark reddish purple (61A); 29mm (1 1/8") long x 24mm (15/16") wide

SEPALS are fully up, tips recurved, twisted clockwise; white, tipped yellowish green (145A) upper surface; white lower surface; 51mm (2") long x 9mm (5/16") wide

TUBE is white, striped pink; long, medium thickness; 21mm (13/16") long x 18mm (11/16") wide

STAMENS extend 20mm (3/4") beyond the corolla; reddish purple (67A) filaments; dark purple (N79A) anthers

PISTIL extends 39mm (1 1/2") beyond the corolla; white style; yellowish white (4D) stigma

BUD is boiler shape

FOLIAGE is medium green (137B) upper surface; medium green (137D) lower surface

Leaves are 59mm (2 3/8") long x 27mm (1 1/16") wide, elliptic shaped, serrate/wavy edges, acute tips, rounded bases

Veins, stems and branches are red

PARENTAGE: Arels Avondzon x Arels Arjen

Medium upright

Makes good upright

Prefers overhead filtered light or full sun

Best bloom color in flimited to bright light

Best foliage color in bright light

Tested 2 years in Wichmond, The Netherlands

Nominated by NKvF as recommendable cultivar

Distinguished by flower color and shape.

Arels Tojo

Hybridiser: A.J. Elsman 2012 NL

Seed Donor: Arles and evening sun

Pollen Donor: Arles and Arjen

NKvF number: 4939

AFS number: 7985

Approval Number: 110304

Points: 72

Flower: Single hanging on a loose neutral stalk, white / red pair, 50mm.

Flower Tube: sleeve, angular diameter, white and blush pink stripes, 21x18mm.

Sepals: curled position, symmetry four sides, top and sectional plane, knotted at the top boss dimensions quarter and yellowish 145A, exterior color white with pink at the base, inside white, 51x9mm.

Petals: normally shaped crown, bottom view around, outstanding quarter, the petals are shovel-shaped with a tip and partially folded, basic color white, middle and outskirts red purple 64A, 29x24mm.

Filament : red purple, 4 long and 4 short stamens, 50-41mm.

Anther: aubergine.

Pollen: cream.

Style: white, 66mm.

Stigma: yellow, lobed.

Flowering: normal.

Flowering: normal.

Bud: sleeve, point sideways, angular diameter, axillary one button per leaf axil, top opens like a lantern.

Berry: elongated and purple, 18x10mm.

Leaf: elliptical shape, top striker foot rounded edge slightly toothed and slightly wavy, frosted appearance, smooth and flat, similar veins, color top and veins medium green, light green bottom, midrib and petiole red.

Growth habit: erect.

Cultivation Method: bush for in full sun or filtered light, best color in bright light or filtered light.

Specifics: Plant which needs to be repeatedly pinched and that stays well under all weather conditions. The plant has beautiful ornate flowers with a nice color contrast. This is a cultivar nominated by the NKvF.

Certificates & Nominations NKvF RC
Flower Size
Large (4.5 - 6cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Bush #
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #