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Hybridiser: Caunt, Jack, (UK)
Year Introduced: 1985

Well named, with sepals up to 100mm (4") long and a long slender corolla, really eye-catching. Happy in sun, heat tolerant if roots shaded.

Tube: Scarlet, long, slender.

Sepals: Very long, scarlet, slightly down but strongly recurved and often twisted.

Corolla: Heliotrope, paler base, rose veins, dark magenta edge, long, smooth overlapping petals, little or no flare.

Parentage: Susan Green x unknown.

AFS 1831

LONG WINGS - No. 1831 (Caunt, 1985)



Non-flared tubular 33mm (l 1/4") long x 24mm (1") wide COROLLA opens pale violet veined rose at base maturing slightly lighter with wavy petal edges

Fully up 60mm (2 1/3") long x l2mm (1/2") wide rose madder SEPALS curl and twist toward the tube with recurved tips

Proportionately long thin 22mm (3/4") long x 7mm (1/4") wide TUBE is rose madder

STAMENS extend 15mm (1/2") below corolla with dark rose filaments and anthers

PISTIL extends 40mm (1 1/2") below corolla with mid-rose style and pale rose stigma

Long pointed BUD

FOLIAGE is mid-green on the upper surface, paler green on the lower surface with 70mm (2 3/4") long x 30mm (1 1/4") wide lanceolate leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and obtuse bases

Veins are green with red midrib, stems are mid-green and branches are red

PARENTAGE; 'Susan Green' x

Medium upright

Will make a good standard, decorative, weighted basket or bush

Prefers overhead filtered light or full sun in a cool climate and is heat tolerant if shaded

Best bloom color in filtered light

Tested 3 years in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England

Distinguishing features: contrasting colors of sepals, corolla and foliage; bloom length

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