Year Introduced: 1946
Flowers profusely, and gives a superb display, especially when grown outside as much as possible, weather permitting. Does need some initial good pinching to encourage extra flowering shoots and keep to a reasonable size, grows vigorously.
Chang has been grown and loved by gardeners around the world for decades, it is enduringly popular and instantly recognisable. These pictures are of somewhat immature flowers.
Can be tricky to overwinter, do take care not to overwater as prone to botrytis.
Tube: Orangey red, glossy, stout and rounded.
Sepals: Orangey red paling to green. Fairly short, 1/2 up, but well recurved, touching tube at maturity.
Corolla: Orange to red, petals flatten as they mature, 1/2 flared.
Foliage: Medium green.
Parentage F. cordifolia x unknown.
|RHS AGM||RHS AGM|
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|