Year Introduced: 1989
Very showy plant that is easy to grow and gives a great colourful display.
T: Rose pink. Short.
Sepals: Dark reddish purple. Horizontally held and reflexed.
Corolla: Violet fading to white and then rose at base.
Foliage: Mid green/
Parentage: (Estelle Marie x Linda Goulding) x (Estelle Marie x Linda Goulding).
AFS 2499, NKvF 3884
PINK FANTASIA - No. 2499 (Webb, 1989)
Quarter flared 19mm (3/4) long x 19mm wide COROLLA opens dark purple veined pink with a white base maturing to light purple with picotee petal edges
Half up 32mm (1 1/4) long x 10mm (3/8) wide SEPALS are white blushed pink
Proportionately medium 10mm long x 7mm (1/4) wide TUBE is white blushed dark pink
STAMENS extend 4-7mm (1/8-1/4) beyond corolla with pink filaments and dark red anthers
PISTIL extends 19mm beyond corolla with pink style and stigma
Ovate shaped BUD
FOLIAGE is medium green on the upper surface, light green on the lower surface with 38mm (1 1/2) long x 25mm (1) wide ovate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases
Veins are green with light green stems and branches
PARENTAGE: (Estelle Maria x Linda Goulding) x (Estelle Maria x Linda Goulding)
Self branching short jointed small upright or standard
Prefers full sun in a cool to warm climate with best bloom color in bright to filtered light
Easy to grow and propagate
Tested 3 years in East Yorkshire, England UK
Distinguished by: profuse erect bloom held above foliage.
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|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|