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Hybridiser: van den Brink, GJ, (NL)
Year Introduced: 2011

Unusual flowers which keep opening until they look like they've exploded. A very striking plant when in full flower.

Tube: Deep rose pink 62A.

Sepals: Red 53D above, rose 5B below, yellow green recurved tip, horizontal to slightly up, 1 or 2 twisted to the right.

Corolla: Magenta red purple N74A, 1/2 to 3/4 flared petals have serrated edge.

Foliage: Mid to dark green.

Parentage: Lena Lankman x Sleedoorn.

AFS 7987, NKvF 4915

Landgoed Hulshorst – No 7987 (van den Brink 2012)

Double. Upright

COROLLA: half flared, toothed petal margins, bell shape; opens reddish purple (N74A) veined dark reddish purple; matures reddish purple (N74A); 34mm (1 3/8) long x 25mm (1) wide

PETALOIDS: reddish purple (N74A) veined dark reddish purple, reddish purple spot; 36mm (1 7/16) long x 17mm (5/8) wide

SEPALS are horizontal, tips recurved, 1 or 2 sepals twisted lightly to the right; red (53D) tipped yellowish green (146C) upper surface; rose (52B) lower surface; 50mm (2) long x 14mm (9/16) wide

TUBE is pink (62A); medium length & thickness; 21mm (13/16) long x 6mm (1/4) wide

STAMENS extend 25mm (1) beyond the corolla; red (53B) filaments; dark red (53A) anthers

PISTIL extends 37mm (1 7/16) beyond the corolla; red (53B) style; light coral (38A) stigma

BUD is longish

FOLIAGE is medium green (146A) upper surface; yellowish green (146B) lower surface

Leaves are 76mm (3) long x 39mm (1 1/2) wide, elliptic shaped, serrulate edges, acute tips, rounded bases

Veins, stems & branches are red

PARENTAGE: Lena Lankman x Sleedoorn

Medium upright

Self branching

Makes good upright

Prefers overhead filtered light

Best bloom & foliage color in filtered light

Tested 4 years in Hulshorst, The Netherlands

Nominated by NKvF as recommendable cultivar

Distinguished by large flower & strongly toothed corolla petals.

Landgoed Hulshorst

Hybridiser: G. J. van den Brink 2011 NL

Seed Parent: Lena Lankman

Pollen Parent: Blackthorn

NKvF number: 4915

AFS number: 7987

Approval Number: 110107

Points: 75

Flower: double, hanging from a solid winding stem, rose red / purple-red, 58mm.

Flower Tube: curved tube, diameter round, pink 62A, 21x6mm.

Sepals: twisted sepals with a variable position, symmetry both sides, top and sectional plane with a dent, boss dimensions small and dark yellowish green 146C color red 53D pink top, bottom pink red 52B, 50x14mm.

Petals: bell-shaped crown, bottom view square, semi outstanding, the four main petals 34x25mm, and about 14 other petals 36x17-24x15mm are shovel-shaped with a serrated to serrated edge and partially pleated, color base and middle light red purple 65A outskirts red purple N74A, edge and dark red purple veins, spots only on the outer petals remaining red purple 58C.

Helmet Thread: red, variable length, 57-50mm.

Anther: red.

Pollen: missing.

Style: red, 88mm.

Stigma: orange pink, club-shaped.

Flowering: normal.

Flowering: normal.

Bud: oblong, extreme point sideways, round diameter, axillary one button per leaf axil, top opens like a lantern.


Leaf: elliptical shape, top striker foot rounded edge strongly serrated and corrugated, frosted appearance, smooth and bumpy, veins deepened color top and veins medium green, light green bottom, midrib and petiole red.

Growth habit: erect.

Cultivation Method: bush for filtered light, best color in the penumbra.

Special features: strong, and easy to keep and self branching plant, with large flowers that have a jagged edge. This is a cultivar nominated by the NKvF.

Certificates & Nominations NKvF RC
Flower Size
Large (4.5 - 6cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Bush #
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #