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£2.25
Delivery from early July
Hybridiser: Koerts, Tielko, (NL)
Year Introduced: 2012
Height 75cm
Spread 65cm

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Excellent cultivar producing massed outward facing flowers of bright bold colour. We really like this one.

Tube: Deep rose pink, short.

Sepals: Deep rose with green tips on top, lighter underneath. Held slightly down with recurved tips when mature.

Corolla: Aubergine with red overtones, pales to rose-pink at base of petals, deep rose pink veins, 1/4 flared when mature.

Foliage: Mid to dark green.

Parentage: Nellie Nuttall x Prince Syray.

AFS 7631, NKvF 4903

John Nicholass – No 7631 (Koerts 2011)

Single. Upright

COROLLA: fully flared, smooth petal margins; opens and matures purple (71A); 15mm (9/16") long x 10mm (3/8") wide

SEPALS: half up, tips reflexed up; dark rose (48A) upper surface; pink (48C) lower surface; 15mm (9/16") long x 7mm (1/4") wide

TUBE: red (44A); short, thin; 7mm (1/4") long x 4mm (1/8") wide

STAMENS extend 10mm (3/8") beyond the corolla; peach (38B) filaments; dark purple (78A) anthers

PISTIL extends 24mm (15/16") beyond the corolla; peach (38B) style; yellowish white (158A) stigma

BUD: pegtop shape

FOLIAGE: dark green (147A) upper surface; yellowish green (146C) lower surface

Leaves are 38mm (1 1/2") long x 18mm (11/16") wide, elliptic shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, rounded bases. Veins are dark green (147A), stems and branches are yellowish green (146C)

PARENTAGE: Nellie Nuttall x Prince Syray

Medium upright

Makes good upright or standard

Prefers full sun in cool climate

Best bloom and foliage color in bright light

Tested 4 years in Stadskanaal, The Netherlands

Distinguished by color combination

John Nicholass

Hybridiser: T.G. Koerts 2010 NL

Seed Parent: Nellie Nutall

Pollen Parent: Prince Syray

NKvF number: 4903

AFS number: 7631

Flower: single standing on a solid neutral stem, red / red purple, 24mm.

Flower tube: tube, diameter round, red 44A, 158A cream blush, 7x4mm.

Sepals: horizontal position, four-sided symmetry, top flat, hollow section, boss dimensions small and green 142A, exterior color red 48A, 48C inside pink, 15x7mm.

Petals: rosette-shaped top, bottom view around, not outstanding, the petals are shovel-shaped with a smooth edge, basic color pink 68A, society and outskirts red purple 71A, 15x10mm.

Filament: pink, 4 long and 4 short stamens, 18-16mm.

Anther: purple.

Pollen: cream.

Style: pink, 32mm.

Stigma: cream, lobed.

Flowering: rich.

Flowering: normal.

Bud: peg top, diameter around 2 axillary buds per leaf axil, normally open top.

Berry: elongated and red.

Leaf: elliptical shape, top striker foot rounded edge slightly serrated, matt appearance, smooth and flat, similar veins, color top and midrib means green, underside, veins and light green petiole.

Growth habit: erect.

Cultivation Method: shrub or stem for in full sun, best color in filtered light.

Specialties: plant with outstanding and upstanding flowers in a special livery.

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