Year Introduced: 1985
Flowers well, good for small to medium standards and gives a lovely display. A charming and pretty cultivar, named after Herman de Graaff's wife.
Tube: Bright mid rose red 51A.
Sepals: Bright mid rose red 51A, broad, concave, 1/2 to fully up.
Corolla: Pink 75B, pink red 54A base, red veins, fully flared to a saucer shape.
Foliage: Rich green.
Parentage: Joy Patmore x Impudence.
AFS 1867, NKvF 1568
LOEKY - No. 1867 (de Graaff, 1985)
Horizontally held 20mm (7/8) long x 25mm (l) wide COROLLA is dark mallow purple (73B) with smooth petal edges
Fully up 25mm (1) long x 11mm (3/8) wide SEPALS are rhodonite red (51A), tips are recurved
Propor- tionately short to medium 12mm (1/2) long x 7mm (1/4) wide TUBE is proportionately medium thick and rhodonite red
STAMENS extend 38mm (1 1/2) below corolla with crim- son (52A) filaments and greyish yellow (161C) anthers
PISTIL extends 53mm (2 1/16) below corolla with carmine (52B) style and very light neyron rose (56A) stigma
Ovate BUD is pointed and quadrangular
FOLIAGE is dark green (147A) on the upper surface, lighter (147B) on the lower surface with 65mm (2 1/2) long x 35mm (1 3/8) wide elliptic shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases
Veins are light green blushed dark red- brown, stems are light brown and branches red- dish brown tinted light green
PARENTAGE: Joy Patmore x Impudence
Will make a good upright or standard
Prefers overhead filtered light in a cool climate
Best bloom color in filtered light
Best cuttings in early spring
Award of Merit (VKC, Holland)
Tested 3 years in Lisse, Holland and introduced in l979
Distinguished by bloom shape and color combination.
Hybridiser: H. J. de Graaff 1979 NL
Seed Parent: Joy Patmore
Pollen Parent: Impudence
NKvF number: 1568
AFS number: 1867
Flower: single, standing off to a solid winding stem, red / pink, 20mm.
Flower Tube: urnvorm, diameter round, red 52B, 11x8mm.
Sepals: stand up completely, four-sided symmetry, top up, diameter sphere with a dent, boss dimensions small and green, color exterior 53B, 52A light red inside, 28x13mm.
Petals: saucer-shaped top, bottom view around, totally outstanding, the petals are normally formed with a slightly serrated edge, color base pink red 54A, society and outskirts pink 75B, veins red, 26x29mm, there are also flowers for that half-double with two other petals 19x13mm.
Filament : red, 4 long and 4 short stamens, 38-32mm.
Style: red, 58mm.
Stigma: red, lobed.
Bud oblong, point sideways, round cross section, one axillary bud per leaf axil, normally open top.
Berry: No data.
Leaf: egg shape, top striker foot rounded edge slightly toothed, glossy appearance, smooth and flat, dark green veins gelijk.kleur top, bottom, midrib and veins means green, reddish petiole.
Growth habit: erect.
Cultivation Method: bush for filtered light, best color in filtered light.
Special features: approved by the VKC in 1979.
|Certificates & Nominations||AFS CM 1948|
|Other Awards||VKC AM|
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|