Year Introduced: 1983
Ideal cultivar for smaller containers and for producing small standards. Very pretty, easy to grow, a real cutie.
Tube: Light pink 76D.
Sepals: Light pink 76D, yellow green 150C recurved tip, horizontal.
Corolla: Dark cyclamen purple 74A/B, paler base, matures cyclamen purple 74B, 1/4 flared.
Parentage: Rose of Castile x unknown.
AFS 1871, NKvF 1634
MINIROSE - No. 1871 (de Graaff, 1985)
Quarter flared almost square 10mm (3/8) long x 12mm (1/2) wide COR- OLLA opens dark cyclamen purple (74A/B) maturing to cyclamen purple (74B) with smooth petal edges
Horizontally held 14mm (1/2) long x 6.5mm (1/4) wide SEPALS are beige (159D) blushed rose; tips are recurved
Proportionately medium 12 mm (1/2)long x 6mm (1/4) wide TUBE is beige
STAMENS extend 10mm (3/8) below corolla with china rose (58D) filaments and currant red (46A) anthers
PISTIL extends 17mm (5/8) below corolla with white flushed rose (155B) style and cream yellow (160C) stigma
Ovate shaped pointed BUD
FOLIAGE is fuchsia green (137A) on the upper surface, lighter (147B) on the lower surface with 50mm (2) long x 25mm (1) wide elliptic shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases
Veins and branches are light green, stems are greyed brown
PARENT- AGE: Rose of Castille x unknown
Will make a good upright or standard
Prefers overhead filtered light in a cool climate but tolerates heat if shaded
Best bloom color in filtered light
Award of Merit, (VKC, Holland)
Tested 3 years in Lisse, Holland and introduced in l98l
Distinguished by blooms semi-terminal and semi-erect.
Hybridiser: H. J. de Graaff 1981 NL
Seed Parent: Rose of Castile
Pollen Parent: unknown
NKvF number: 1634
AFS number: 1871
Flower: single, standing off to a solid, neutral stem L.roze / L.paars, 23mm.
Flower Tube: spherical shape, diameter round, light pink 76D, blush pink, 12x6mm.
Sepals: horizontal position, four-sided symmetry, top up, diameter sphere, boss dimensions small and light 150C, color outside and inside light pink 76D, 17x5mm.
Petals: normally shaped crown, bottom view around, not outstanding, the petals are normally formed with an edge, color-based society and 76D light pink, light purple edge area 67B, 11x11mm.
Filament: pink, 4 long and 4 short stamens, 17-13mm.
Style: pink, 39mm.
Stigma: white, lobed.
Bud: oblong, point sideways, round cross section, two axillary buds per leaf axil, normally open top.
Berry: No data.
Journal: egg shape, top striker foot rounded edge slightly serrated, matt appearance, smooth and flat, similar veins, medium green color top, bottom and midrib green, gray-green veins, reddish petiole.
Growth habit: erect.
Cultivation Method: dwarf shrub for filtered light, best color in filtered light.
Special features: approved by the VKC on 11-8-1981.
|Other Awards||VKC AM|
|Small (1.5 - 3cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|