Year Introduced: 2013
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.
‘HeRi Buffalo’ – No 8145 (Buiting 2013)
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.
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.
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|