Year Introduced: 1989
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)
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.
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|