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£2.25
Delivery from August
Hybridiser: de Groot, Jan, (NL)
Year Introduced: 2003
Height 60cm
Spread 45cm

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Cheerful and pretty, qualities it has inherited from its parent, but taller, more vigorous, more flowers, and distinctly different foliage.

Very free flowering (at least 2 to 3 buds per axil, often 4 or 5).

Tube: Medium size, pink 39D.

Sepals: Pink 39D above, slightly darker below, held slightly down.

Corolla: Red 53D, light red 54A middle, base light purple 62B, 1/4 flared.

Foliage: Light green, young leaves have a bronze flush.

Parentage: Galadriel x unknown.

NKvF 4434

De Groot's Vulkaan

Hybridiser: J. de Groot in 2003 NL

Seed parent: Galadriel

Pollen parent: unknown

NKvF number: 4434

AFS number: none

Inspection Date NKvF: 9-8-2003

Approval Number VKC: 2003-107

Points: 80

Flower: single, hanging on a loose stem, pink / red 24mm.

Flower Tube: tube, diameter around with a red blush pink, pink 39D, 13x5mm.

Sepals: stand half down, four-sided symmetry, top and sectional plane, boss dimensions small and light 145C, color exterior light pink 38D, 48D inside pink, 16x6mm.

Petals: closed form, bottom view around, outstanding quarter, the petals have a round shape with a smooth edge and partially pleated, pale purple color base 62B, midfield pair red light 54A, 53D outskirts red, 11x12mm.

Filament: red, four long and four short stamens 18-16mm.

Anther: yellow.

Pollen: missing.

Style: pink, 34mm.

Stigma: cream, lobed.

Flowering: rich.

Flowering time: usual.

Bud: convex, diameter around 2-3 axillary buds per leaf axils, normally open top.

Berry: No data.

Leaf: elliptical shape, top blunt foot rounded edge strongly serrated, matt appearance, smooth and flat, veins deepens, color top and bottom dark green, light green midrib and veins, petiole reddish.

Growth habit: upright.

Growing Method: bush for filtered light, best color in filtered light.

Details: plant has beautiful dark leaves with a rich bloom. This is a cultivar nominated by the NKvF.

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