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£2.25
Delivery from August
Hybridiser: van Schaik, Sigrid, (NL)
Year Introduced: 2011
Height 75cm
Spread 65cm

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Eye-catching and floriferous cultivar. Bears single and double blooms simultaneously.

T: Creamy white with pink stripes, rose pink at join with sepals.

Sepals: Rose pink through white to tiny pale green tips. Held fully up with slight recurve when mature.

Corolla: Violet and blue, paler at base of petals. Three quarter flared when mature.

Foliage: Mid green.

Parentage: Rik Knapen x.

AFS 7995, NKvF 4936

Oostveens Thymen – No 7995 (van Schaik 2012)

Single & Double. Upright

COROLLA: unflared, smooth petal margins, closed shape; opens dark violet (N87A); matures dark purple (78A); 31mm (1 1/4) long x 30mm (1 3/16) wide

SEPALS are fully up, tips recurved; white, striped pinkish red, tipped light yellow green (150D) upper surface; white, spotted rose (65A) lower surface; 42mm (1 5/8) long x 11mm (7/16) wide

TUBE is white; medium length & thickness; 9mm (5/16) long x 6mm (1/4) wide

STAMENS extend 20mm (3/4) beyond the corolla; light reddish purple (73A) filaments; dark reddish purple (60B) anthers

PISTIL extends 30mm (1 3/16) beyond the corolla; pale rose (73D) style; yellowish white (158A) stigma

BUD is longish

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

Leaves are 50mm (2) long x 28mm (1 1/8) wide, elliptic shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, rounded bases

Veins, stems & branches are light green

PARENTAGE: Rik Knapen x unknown

Tall upright

Self branching

Makes good upright

Prefers overhead filtered light

Best bloom & foliage color in filtered light

Tested 4 years in Maartensdijk, The Netherlands

Nominated by NKvF as recommendable cultivar

Distinguished by single & double flowers on same plant.

Oostveens Thymen

Hybridiser: S. van Schaik 2011 NL

Seed Parent: Rik Knapen

Pollen Parent: unknown

NKvF number: 4936

AFS number: 7995

Approval Number: 110306

Points: 71

Flower: single and double, hanging from a solid winding stem, white / purple, 41mm.

Flower Tube: urnvorm, diameter round, white with pink stripes red, 9x6mm.

Sepals: curled position, symmetry four sides, top and sectional plane, boss dimensions small and light yellowish green 150D, exterior color white with pink red line along the edge, interior white with pink spotty 65A 42x11mm.

Petals: closed top, bottom view around, not outstanding, the four main petals 31x30mm, and about 5 other koonbladeren 21x17-20x12mm are wide with an edge and are twisted around each other, color base white, middle violet N87B, peripheral region N 87A violet, violet-blue edge, stains on the other petals pink 62C, violet tinge.

Filament: pink, 4 long and 4 short stamens, 50-42mm.

Anther: red.

Pollen: cream.

Style: pink, 70mm.

Stigma: cream, clavate.

Flowering: normal to very rich.

Flowering time: early to normal.

Bud: oblong, point sideways, diameter around 1-3 axillary buds per leaf axil, top opens like a lantern.

Berry: elongated and purple, 15x5mm.

Leaf: elliptical shape, top striker foot rounded edge slightly toothed and slightly wavy, frosted appearance, smooth and flat, similar veins, medium green color top, bottom and lateral veins dark green, light green midrib and petiole.

Growth habit: erect.

Cultivation Method: bush for filtered light, best color in filtered light.

Special features: self-branching plant that has single and double flowers. The plant can tolerate sun, cuttings root quickly and easily. In the winter to keep the dry side. This is a cultivar nominated by the NKvF.

Awards
Certificates & Nominations NKvF R
Flower Size
Large (4.5 - 6cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Double #
Habit
Upright Bush #
Hardiness
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #