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)
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
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.
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
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.
Style: white, 66mm.
Stigma: yellow, lobed.
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.
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