Year Introduced: 1991
Classic beauty, easy to grow, self branching and short jointed.
Tube: Pale pink with faint darker pink stripes, very short.
Sepals: Pale pink above, pink below through white to green tip, horizontal, well recurved.
Corolla: Violet, matures light rose, darker edge, 1/4 flared, smooth, overlapping petals.
Foliage: On the pale side of mid green.
Parentage: Bambini x Jenny Sorensen.
AFS 2784, NKvF 3342
MARIA LANDY - No. 2784 (M. Wilkinson/Muncaster, 1991)
Nonflaring 13mm (1/2) long x 10mm (3/8) wide COROLLA opens violet maturing to light rose with smooth petal edges
Half up 20mm (3/4) long x 5mm (1/8) wide SEPALS are pale pink on the upper surface, pink on the lower surface with recurved tips
Proportionately short thick 5mm long x 5mm wide TUBE is pink
STAMENS extend 10mm beyond corolla with pale pink filaments and red anthers
PISTIL extends 10mm beyond corolla with pale pink style and stigma
Long ovate BUD
FOLIAGE is dark green on the upper surface, medium green on the lower surface with 20mm long x 10mm wide lanceolate shaped leaves, serrulate edges, acute tips and rounded bases
Veins and stems are green with brown branches
PARENTAGE: Bambini x Jenny Sorenson
Small upright or pot plant
Prefers a cool climate with best bloom color in filtered light and is heat tolerant if shaded
Tested 3 years in Grimbsy, England UK
Distinguished by: profuse semi-erect blooms, bloom color
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|