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Herps Martina
Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Waldenmaier, Henk, (NL)
Year Introduced: 2005
Height 55cm
Spread 45cm


Beautiful and unusual flowers. Mature plants flower later than young ones freshly raised from cuttings. Exceedingly pretty, self branching,.

Tube: Long, fluted white through pink.

Sepals: Short, pink, white, to green tip, 1/2 down, reflexed tip.

Corolla: Neat, stunning red orange.

Foliage: Mid green, matt, not shiny.

Parentage: Wilma Van Druten x Wilma Van Druten.

AFS 5661

Herps Martina - No. 5661(Waldenmaier 2005)

Single. Upright

COROLLA is quarter flared with turned under wavy petal margins; opens red orange (42C); matures reddish orange (43C); 10mm (3/8) long x 5mm (3/16) wide

SEPALS are half down, tips reflexed; red (47B) tipped medium green (141C) upper surface; red (45D) tipped medium green (141C) lower surface; 13mm (1/2) long x 5mm (3/16) wide

TUBE is white (155C) blushed rose (47B); long, medium thickness; 23mm (15/16) long x 5mm (3/16) wide

STAMENS do not extend beyond the corolla; rose (51B) filaments; light yellow (2C) anthers

PISTIL extends 4mm (3/16) below the corolla; rose (52B) style; pale yellow (1D) stigma

BUD is elongated

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

Leaves are 60mm (2 3/8) long x 25mm (1) wide, elliptic shaped, serrulated edges, acute tips and rounded bases

Veins are medium green (138B); stems are medium green (138A/B); branches are medium green (138A)

PARENTAGE: Wilma Van Druten x Wilma Van Druten

Small upright

Self branching

Makes good upright

Prefers overhead filtered light, warm climate

Best bloom and foliage color in filtered light

Tested three years in Herpen, The Netherlands. Meise 3-7-04

Distinguished by color combination.

Flower: Single; hanging, medium, white and orange

Flower Tube: round; Dim.

27 x 4 mm; white (155D); to mature flower is the change from tube to calyx light pink

Sepals: large green tops; outside: white (155D); inside: pink (49B); Dim. 12 x 5 mm

Petals: orange (41A); Dim. 11 x 7 mm; 25% spread

Filament: Orange, 2 mm below petal

Anther: yellow

Style: pink, 7 mm below petal

Stigma: yellow, lobed

Bud: strongly elongated

Flowering time: normal in young, annual plants; older plants bloom later

Leaf: green top 137A, 137C bottom; Dim.

110 x 40 mm; leaf margin intact; lanceolate with pointed top and foot

Growth habit: erect to semi pendant

Cultivation Method: shrub, half- pendant or bush for place in bright light; cuttings annually to have early flowering plants

Specialties: recessive traits from both parents Wilma van Druten reflected (combination of white and orange); named after Martina Callaars.

Other Awards Meise
Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Compact Bush #
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #
Tubular Flower #