Year Introduced: 1994
Enchanting delicate flower colours, yet a substantial bloom. Informal sort of plant with flowers to match, very attractive. Lovely bedding or container plant.
Tube: Greeny-white, short.
Sepals: White with green tips, held horizontally with partial recurve.
Corolla: White with purple-rose blush and petal edges. Quarter flared.
Foliage: Dark green.
Parentage: Joy Patmore x Pale Beauty.
AFS 3201, NKvF 2498
DELTAS DREAM - No. 3201 (Vreeke-vant Westeinde, 1994)
Quarter flared 10-15mm (3/8-5/8") long x 13-17mm (1/2-5/8") wide COORLLA opens pale pink (56D) edged dark rose (54B) maturing to rose (55B) with wavy petal edges
Horizontally held 30-35mm (1 1/8-1 3/8") wide x 12-15mm (1/2-5/8") wide SEPALS are white (155A) shaded greenish grey on the upper surface, white (155C) shaded rose with recurved tips
Proportionately medium thickness 9mm (3/8") long x 5mm (1/8") wide pale yellow (2D) TUBE is proportionately short
STAMENS do not extend beyond corolla with pale pink (56C) filaments and pale tan (159A) anthers
PISTIL extends 20-25mm (3/4-1") beyond corolla with white (155C) style and light yellow (1C) stigma
FOLIAGE is medium green (138A) on the upper surface, medium green (138B) on the lower surface with 50-70mm (1 1 3/4") long x 20-30mm (3/4-1 1/8") wide lanceolate shaped leaves, serrulate edges, acute tips and cordate bases
Veins are dark green (132B) with red-green stems and brown-green branches
PARENTAGE: Joy Patmore x Pale Beauty
Self branching small upright
Prefers overhead filtered light in a cool climate with best bloom color in filtered light
Award of Merit, VKC Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
Tested 4 years in The Netherlands and introduced in 1991
Distinguished by: bloom color.
|Other Awards||VKC AM|
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|