Year Introduced: 1991
Self branching small bush that flowers generously. Good for containers, bedding and borders.
Tube: Dark rose (54B).
Sepals: Quite long, red purple (67A) upper surface and dark rose (67C) below, held half up, tips recurved.
Corolla: Quite short in relation to sepals, dark purple (86A), quarter flared.
Foliage: Mid green (139B) with red veins.
Parentage: Lechlade Magician x Fey.
AFS 3206, NKvF 2506
DELTAS PARADE - No. 3206 (Vreeke-vant Westeinde, 1994)
Quarter flared 12-15mm (1/2-5/8") long x 16-20mm (5/8-3/4") wide COROLLA is dark purple (86A) with dark veins and smooth petal edges
5-10mm (1/8-3/8") long x 4-8mm (1/8-1/4") wide PETALOIDS are dark purple (86A)
Half up 20-25mm (3/4-1") long x 10-15mm (3/8-5/8") wide SEPALS are red purple (67A) on the upper surface, dark rose (67C) on the lower surface with recurved tips
Proportionately medium 12-15mm (1/2-5/8") long x 5-7mm (1/8-1/4") wide TUBE is dark rose (54B)
STAMENS extend 0-5mm (0-1/8") beyond corolla with purple (71A) filaments and violet (85B) anthers
PISTIL extends 15-20mm (5/8-3/4") beyond corolla with rose (68C) style and pale yellow (158B) stigma
FOLIAGE is medium green (139B) with 45-50mm (1 3/4-2") long x 25-30mm (1-1 1/8") wide lanceolate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and obtuse bases
Veins are green with red green stems and branches
PARENTAGE: Lechlade Magician x Fey
Self branching small upright
Prefers full sun in a warm climate with best bloom color in bright light
Award of Merit, VKC Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
Tested 3 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)||#|