Year Introduced: 1988
A vigorous, lush grower with large leaves and boldly coloured flowers. A nice find.
Tube: Magenta 58B.
Sepals: Magenta 58B above, paler 58C below, 1/2 down, reflexed tip.
Corolla: Magenta 67B, 1/2 to 3/4 flared, slightly wavy petal edge.
Parentage: WALZ Tuba x found seedling.
AFS 2522, NKvF 1988
Musetta - No. 2552 (Sloots, 1990).
Half flared 15mm (5/8") long x 15mm wide COROLLA is magenta (67B) with slightly wavy edges.
Half down 23mm (7/8") long x 8mm (1/4") wide SEPALS are magenta (58B) on the upper surface, slightly lighter (58C) on the lower surface with reflexed tips.
Proportionately medium thickness 10mm (3/8") long TUBE is magenta (58B).
STAMENS have light pink (62B) filaments and cream (158B) anthers.
PISTIL extends 55mm (2 1/8") below corolla with light pink (62B) style and cream (158B) stigma.
Oblong 70mm (2 3/4") long BUD.
Triphylla type bloom.
FOLIAGE is dark green (147A) with 65mm (2 1/2") long x 40mm (1 5/8") wide ovate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases.
Veins, stems and branches are dark green.
"Found" seedling of unknown PARENTAGE.
Self branching tall upright or pyramid.
Prefers overhead filtered light to full sun with best bloom color in bright to filtered light.
Certificate of Honour, Dutch Committee of Inspection, Aalsmeer, The Netherlands.
Tested 3 years in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.
Distinguished by: bloom color and shape.
|Certificates & Nominations||DCI CoH, Aalsmeer|
|Small (1.5 - 3cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|