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Hybridiser: de Graaf, Herman, (NL)
Year Introduced: 1985
Height 55cm
Spread 50cm


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)

Single. Upright

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

Medium upright

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.

Anther: red.

Pollen: missing.

Style: red, 58mm.

Stigma: red, lobed.

Flowering: normal.

Flowering: normal.

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