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£2.25
Delivery from August
Hybridiser: Holmes, Ron, (UK)
Year Introduced: 1989
Height 45cm
Spread 40cm

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Self branching small, healthy bush that flowers very freely all season long and is largely self dead-heading.

Tube: Glossy red, short.

Sepals: Glossy red with very pale green tips, held half up and fully recurved when mature.

Corolla: Red-violet to red-purple with red veins, half flared when mature.

Foliage: Lightish green.

Parentage: Hugh Morgan x unnamed seedling.

AFS 2332, NKvF 2517

DIAMOND WEDDING - No. 2332 (R. Holmes, 1988)

Single. Upright

Nonflaring bell shaped 19mm (3/4") long x 22mm (7/8") wide COROLLA is reddish purple (71B) veined red (52A) with a rose (52C) base and smooth petal edges

Fully up 25mm (1") long x 19mm wide SEPALS are glossy red (52A) tipped yellow on the upper surface, creped red (52A) on the lower surface with recurved tips

Proportionately short 13mm (1/2") long x 7mm (1/4") wide glossy red (52A) TUBE is of proportionately medium thickness

STAMENS extend 7mm below corolla with purple (71A) filaments and anthers

PISTIL extends 37mm (1 1/2") below corolla with purple (71A) style and stigma

Ovate pointed BUD

FOLIAGE is medium green (137C) on the upper surface, lighter on the lower surface with 73mm (2 7/8") long x 41mm (1 5/8") wide cordate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases

Veins, stems and branches are light green

PARENTAGE: Hugh Morgan x unnamed seedling

Self branching small upright, standard, bedding plant or pillar

Prefers full sun in a warm climate with best bloom color in bright light

Easy to grow and propagate, requires little pinching, vigorous

Tested 3 years in Edenbridge, Kent, England UK

Distinguishing features: disease resistance, profuse color fast blooms.

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