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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Colville, Dr. Oliver, (UK)
Year Introduced: 1975
Height 50cm
Spread 30cm


Vigorous, easy and beautiful, flowers are larger than those of Checkerboard. Equally noted for its free flowering, having two flowers per axil.

Tube: Pink, darker stripes, quite long, peg top shape.

Sepals: White, pink flush at base, green tip. Long, held horizontally, and gracefully recurved.

Corolla: Deep cerise, darker edge, and a paler base, 1/2 flared,. Long, smooth, overlapping petals.

NKvF 1124

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