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’)
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|
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|