Year Introduced: 2006
A self branching small bush with charming small outward facing flowers.
Tube: Reddish purple 67A, thick.
Sepals: Magenta 67B above, magenta 71C below, olive green 152B reflexed tip, horizontal.
Corolla: Pale purple N78C, paler N76C base, matures violet N76A. 1/4 flared.
Foliage: Dark green 136A.
Parentage: Herps Parachute x Apart.
Herps Steekkar No 6586 (Waldenmaier, 2007)
COROLLA: Quarter flared, wavy, turned under petal margins; opens light purple (N78C), pale purple (76C) base; matures violet (76A); 14mm (9/16") long x 12mm (7/16") wide
SEPALS: horizontal, tips reflexed; magenta (67B) tipped olive green (152B) upper surface; magenta (71C) tipped olive green (152B) lower surface; 17mm (5/8") long x 9mm (5/16") wide
TUBE: reddish purple (67A); medium length, thick; 13mm (1/2") long x 7mm (1/4") wide
STAMENS extend 2mm (1/16") beyond the corolla; pale violet (76D) filaments; brownish orange (174D) anthers
PISTIL extends 13mm (1/2") beyond the corolla; pale lavender (69D) style; light yellow (1C) stigma
BUD is globular
FOLIAGE is dark green (136A) upper surface; medium green (138A) lower surface
Leaves are 67mm (2 5/8") long x 47mm (1 7/8") wide; ovate shaped, serrulate edges, obtuse tips, rounded bases. Veins are plum (183C), stems are plum (183C) and medium green (138A), branches are reddish purple (186B) and medium green (138B)
PARENTAGE: Herps Parachute x Apart
Makes good upright
Prefers overhead filtered light, cool climate
Best bloom and foliage color in filtered light
Tested 3 years in Herpen, The Netherlands
Distinguished by bloom color.
Flower: Single; small to medium, oblique protruding flower; variety rose red-lilac
Flower Tube: round, fairly thick; Dim. 14 x 8 mm; shiny; color: pink red (67C)
Sepals: horizontal outstanding; outside: pink red (67B); inside: pink (67C); Dim. 15 x 8 mm
Petals: round; quarter outstanding, Dim.. 13 x 16 mm; color: light lilac (outside 75A, 75B inside)
Filament: white, 1 mm below petal off
Style: white, 16 mm below petal
Stigma: white, lobed
Flowering time: normal
Flowering Period: normal
Leaf: ovate; pointed tip and rounded base; wide toothed leaf edge; Dim. 74 x 47 mm .; color: dark green top (147A) bottom middle green (147B), stem and petiole green; leaf arrangement alternately crosswise (greatest lower part of the stem) and at the ends of the stem 3 leaves per node)
Growth habit: erect
Cultivation Method: bush upright for place in bright light; normal peaks
Specifics: flowers all around the stem; very beautiful color.
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