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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Monnier, Debbie & Ron, (US)
Year Introduced: 2009
Height 45cm
Spread 36cm


Gloriously dark petals and free flowering. Fabulous. This video clip from 2008 shows its hybridizer, Ron Monnier, talking about it and his other wonderful introductions from that year.

Tube: Short, thick and bulbous, in red (53D).

Sepals: Quite broad, held horizontally with tips recurved. Richly coloured in magenta (61C), a slightly paler shade on the lower surface.

Corolla: Broader than it is long, quarter flared; smooth turned under margins; opens an amazing dark purple (79A); maturing to dark reddish purple (61A)

Foliage: A lightish green (137C).

Parentage: Hermiena x Rohees New Millenium.

AFS 6981

DebRons Beau Dean Richard No 6981 (Monnier, 2009)

Double. Upright

COROLLA: quarter flared; smooth turned under margins; opens dark purple (79A); matures dark reddish purple (61A); 26mm (1") long x 24mm (15/16") wide

SEPALS: horizontal, tips recurved; magenta (61C) upper surface; magenta (63A) lower surface; 41mm (1 5/8") long x 17mm (5/8") wide

TUBE: red (53D); short, medium thickness; 14mm (9/16") long x 10mm (3/8") wide

STAMENS extend 20mm (3/4") beyond the corolla; magenta (63A) filaments; dark purple (79A) anthers

PISTIL extends 50mm (2") beyond the corolla; magenta (63A) style; light magenta (66D) stigma

BUD is oblong

FOLIAGE is medium green (137C) upper surface; medium green (138B) lower surface

Leaves are 47mm (1 7/8") long x 30mm (1 3/16") wide; cordate shaped, serrulate edges, acute tips, rounded bases

Veins are plum (183D), stems and branches are dark grayish purple (183A)

PARENTAGE: Hermiena x Rohees New Millennium

Small upright

Self branching

Makes good upright

Prefers overhead filtered light

Best bloom and foliage color in filtered light

Tested 3 years in Woodburn, Oregon, USA

Distinguished by blossom color and shape, profuse blooms.

Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
Flower Type
Double #
Bush #
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #