Year Introduced: 1993
Naturally compact self branching bush, short jointed. Small pale single flowers with a hint of pink in tube and sepals, very pretty and suitable for exhibition. Extremely free flowering.
Tube: Cream with a hint of pink, short, rounded.
Sepals: White above, faint pink blush below, pale green recurved tip, 1/2 up.
Corolla: White, 1/4 flared.
Parentage: Shelford x Marilyn Olsen.
AFS 3039, NKvF 3295
KATRINA THOMPSEN - No. 3039 (Wilkinson, 1993)
Quarter flared 16mm (5/8") long x 10mm (3/8") wide COROLLA opens white with smooth petal edges.
Half up 41mm (1 5/8") long x 8mm (1/4") wide SEPALS are white on the upper surface, white tinged pink at center on the lower surface with green recurved tips.
Proportionately medium 10mm long x 5mm (1/8") wide TUBE is cream tinged pink.
STAMENS extend 10mm beyond corolla with pink filaments and anthers.
PISTIL extends 25mm (1") beyond corolla with pale pink style and white stigma.
Slender BUD. FOLIAGE is dark green on the upper surface, light green on the lower surface with 38mm (1 1/2") long x 22mm (7/8") wide ovate shaped leaves, serrulate edges, acute tips and rounded bases.
Midveins and stems are reddish with brown branches.
PARENTAGE:'Shellford' x 'Marilyn Olsen'.
Self branching small upright, standard, miniature or bonsai.
Prefers overhead filtered light in a cool climate with best bloom color in filtered light.
Tested 3 years in Gaimsby, South Humberside, England UK.
Distinguished by: profuse continuous blooms, bloom color.
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