array(3) { ["name"]=> string(8) "Laepines" ["image"]=> string(75) " k n/laepines_a-50x50.jpg" ["href"]=> string(55) "" }
Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Sinton, Roy, (UK)
Year Introduced: 1986

Short jointed and self branching with outward and upward looking flowers.

Tube: Light rose 63D, faint red stripe, short.

Sepals: White, trace of red at base, green recurved tip, 1/2 to fully up.

Corolla: Violet blue 91A, matures violet 75A, 1/4 to 1/2 flared.

Foliage: Mid green.

Parentage: Estelle Marie x Pennine.

AFS 2564, NKvF 3307

LANCASHIRE LASS - No. 2564 (Sinton, 1990)

Single. Upright

Quarter flared 38mm (1 1/2) long x 51mm (2) wide COROLLA opens violet blue (91A) maturing to violet (75A) with smooth petal edges

Fully up 32mm (1 1/4) long x 16mm (5/8) wide SEPALS are white with splash of red at base and recurved tips

Proportionately medium 13mm (1/2) long x 7mm (1/4) wide TUBE is light rose (63D) with red stripes

STAMENS extend 13mm (1/2) beyond corolla with rose filaments and anthers

PISTIL extends 25mm (1) beyond corolla with rose style and stigma

Pointed BUD

FOLIAGE is medium green (137B) on the upper surface, lighter (138B)on the lower surface with 64mm (2 1/2) long x 25mm wide ovate shaped leaves, serrulate edges, acute tips and rounded bases

Veins are green with rose stems and rose/red branches

PARENTAGE: Estelle Marie x Pennine

Self branching small upright, basket, standard or decorative

Prefers overhead filtered light with best bloom color in filtered light

Tested 4 years in Ormskirk, Lancashire UK and introduced in 1986

Distinguished by: profuse blooms held away from foliage.

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