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Hybridiser: Saxondale, (UK)
Year Introduced: 1988

Popular double which has large flowers in lilac blue and white. Easy to grow, and very free flowering for a double.

Tube: Creamy white 155D medium sized.

Sepals: Held 1/2 up, with a slight twist. Creamy white 155D above, the same below, but with a flush of pink 58B. Pale green, recurved tips.

Corolla: Beautifully double, pale lilac 76D matures darker 76C.

Foliage: Medium green 137A, quite large leaves.

Parentage: Sweet Leilani x Sebastopol.

AFS 2264, NKvF 2617

IMPULSE - No. 2264 (Saxondale, 1988)

Double. Upright

Half flared 30mm (1 1 /8) long x 45mm (1 3/4) wide COROLLA opens pale lilac (76D) maturing slightly darker (76C) with wavy petal edges

10mm (3/8) long x 5mm (1/8) wide PETALOIDS are pale lilac

Half up 45mm (1 3/4) long x 25mm (1) wide SEPALS are white (155D) on the upper surface, white flushed pink (58B) on the lower surface with pale green (145C) recurved tips

Proportionately medium 20mm (3/4) long x 5mm wide TUBE is green (144A)

STAMENS extend 5-10mm below corolla with pink (58D) filaments and pale plum (59D) anthers

PISTIL extends 45mm below corolla with white style and pale yellow (150D) stigma

Round BUD

FOLIAGE is medium green (138A) on the upper surface, slightly lighter (138B) on the lower surface with 80mm (3 1/8) long x 45mm wide ovate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases

Veins are pale plum with green flushed plum stems and branches

PARENTAGE: Sweet Leilani x Sebastopol

Medium upright or standard

Prefers overhead filtered light with best bloom color in filtered light

Easy to root, uniform internodal growth, branches support large blooms

Tested 3 years in Cornwall, England, UK

Distinguished by: bloom color, profuse blooms.

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