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)
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
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.
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