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Hybridiser: de Boer, Jan, (NL)
Year Introduced: 2000

Highly individual shape & colouring, unique & beautiful. Easy to grow and shape, self branching.

Tube: Pale pink 62D, long & slim, tapering to a square shoulder at sepal end.

Sepals: Pale pink 62D, 1/2 down, tip recurved.

Corolla: Pink 62A, matures rose 68B, 1/2 flared, short, pointed, incurved petals.

Parentage: (Dutch Kingsize x Ting-a-Ling) x (Straat Torres x Whiteknights Pearl).

AFS 4714, NKvF 4033

‘Maet Suycker’ - No 4714. (de Boer, 2001) Single


COROLLA is half flared, compact, with turned under petal margins; opens pink (62A); matures rose (68B); 10mm (3/8”) long x 10mm (3/8”) wide

SEPALS are half down, tips recurved; pale pink (62D) upper and lower surfaces; 44mm (1 3/4”) long x 10mm (3/8”) wide

TUBE is pale pink (62D), medium length and thickness; 21mm (13/16”) long x 9mm (3/8”) wide

STAMENS do not extend beyond the corolla; white filaments and white anthers

PISTIL extends 15mm (5/8”) beyond the corolla; white style, white stigma

BUD is long

FOLIAGE is medium green (137B) upper surface and light olive green (148B) lower surface

Leaves are 76mm (3”) long x 43mm (1 11/16”) wide, elliptic shaped, serrulated edges, acute tips and rounded bases

Veins and stems are light green; branches are brown

PARENTAGE: (‘Dutch Kingsize’ x ‘Ting-a-Ling’) x (‘Straat Torres’ x Whiteknights Pearl’)

Medium upright

Self branching

Makes good upright

Prefers overhead filtered light and cool or warm climate

Best foliage and bloom color in filtered light

Tested three years in Blesdijke, The Netherlands

Award of Merit, Aalsmeer, 2000

Easy to grow

Distinguished by special shape and unique combination of delicate colors.

Other Awards VKC AM, 2000
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