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Natasha Lynn
£2.25
Delivery from August
Hybridiser: Swaby, Alan, (UK)
Year Introduced: 2010
Height 60cm
Spread 58cm

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Free flowering and easy to grow, very rewarding in terms of flower power, a superb display. Hardy to 0°C.

Tube: Rose pink, darker stripe 58C.

Sepals: Dark rose 58C base & white above, rose 61D base & white below, green tip, fully up, recurved.

Corolla: Violet blue 92A, rose pink base & veins, matures violet 77B, 1/4 flared.

Parentage: Lillian Annetts x Lynne Patricia.

AFS 7277, BFS 125

Natasha Lynn – No 7277 (Swaby 2010)

Double. Upright

COROLLA: quarter flared, saucer shaped, smooth petal margins; opens violet blue (92A) suffused red/pink at base; matures violet (77B) suffused red/pink at base; 25mm (1") long x 25mm (1") wide

SEPALS are fully up, tips recurved; dark rose (58C) at base suffusing to white, tipped green upper surface; rose (61D) at base suffusing to white, tipped green lower surface; 25mm (1") long x 9mm (5/16") wide

TUBE is dark rose (58C); medium length and thickness; 12mm (7/16") long x 6mm (1/4") wide

STAMENS extend 19mm (3/4") beyond the corolla; magenta (58D) filaments; rose (63C) anthers

PISTIL extends 25mm (1") beyond the corolla; magenta (63B) style; white (155D) stigma

BUD is pointed, ovate

FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) upper surface; medium green (137C) lower surface

Leaves are 62mm (2 1/2") long x 31mm (1 1/4") wide, cordate shaped, serrulate edges, acute tips, obtuse bases. Veins are medium green, stems are magenta and branches are light brown

PARENTAGE: Lillian Annetts x Lynn Patricia

Small upright

Makes good upright or standard

Prefers overhead filtered light, cool climate

Cold weather hardy to 0° C (32° F)

Best bloom and foliage color in filtered light

Tested 3 years in Leeds and Manchester, England

Distinguished by sepal and corolla color combination and saucer shaped petals

BFS Reg No: 125

Release year: 2010

Reg date: 24/09/2010

Growth: upright

Height: 30 to 60 cm (1 to 2 feet)

Flower type: double

Flower size: medium

Tube colour: rose striped darker (rose?)

Sepal colour: dark rose at base suffusing to white, tipped green on the upper surface, rose at base suffusing to white tipped green on the lower surface

Sepal shape: half up recurved

Corolla colour: opens violet blue suffused red/pink at base, matures to a pink shade of violet

Corolla shape: Quarter Flared

Free flowering: yes

Foliage size: Foliage colour

dark green on the upper surface, medium green on the lower surface

Hardy: no

Hybridiser: Alan Swaby

Country: UK

Seed Parent: Lynne Patricia

Pollen_Parent: Lynne Patricia

Years Tested: 3

Tested Where: in the vicinity of Leeds & Manchester

Released / Available from: Ward Fuchsias, Sale Manchester (Now Closed)

Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
Flower Type
Double #
Habit
Bush #
Hardiness
H3 (Min 1°C to -5°C) #