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£2.25
Delivery from August
Hybridiser: Buiting, Henry, (NL)
Year Introduced: 2013
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A small bush with proportionately small double flowers, very attractive in violet and magenta. As one of its parents is Gracilis, it may be worth trying this outdoors for hardiness.

Tube: Magenta 63B, medium length and thickness.

Sepals: Magenta 63B, 1/2 down, pale green, recurved tip.

Corolla: Light purple 86C, matures violet 86D, smooth petal edges, 3/4 flared.

Parentage: Pivo x Gracilis.

AFS 8145

‘HeRi Buffalo’ – No 8145 (Buiting 2013)

Double.

Upright.

COROLLA: three quarter flared, smooth petal margins; opens light purple (86C); matures violet (86D); 20mm (3/4") long x 9mm (5/16") wide.

SEPALS are half down, tips recurved; magenta (63B) tipped light greenish white (157C) upper surface; magenta (63B) tipped green lower surface; 35mm (1 3/8") long x 9mm (5/16") wide.

TUBE is magenta (63B); medium length & thickness; 11mm (7/16") long x 5mm (3/16”) wide.

STAMENS extend 13mm (1/2”) beyond the corolla; rose (68B) filaments; white (155D) anthers.

PISTIL extends 18mm (11/16”) beyond the corolla; white (155D) style; reddish purple (67A) stigma.

BUD is elongated.

FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) upper surface; medium green (138B) lower surface.

Leaves are 74mm (2 15/16") long x 28mm (1 1/8") wide, lanceolate shaped, serrulate edges, acute tips, rounded bases.

Veins, stems & branches are green.

PARENTAGE: ‘Pivo’ x F. magellanica var gracilis.

Small upright.

Makes good upright.

Prefers overhead filtered light, cool climate.

Best bloom & foliage color in filtered light.

Tested 3 years in Veldhoven, The Netherlands.

Distinguished by bloom color.

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