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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Wilkinson, Malcolm & Muncaster, (UK)
Year Introduced: 1991
Height 45cm
Spread 45cm


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)

Single. Upright

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

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