Year Introduced: 1985
Unusual and easy to grow, always attracts attention and comment. With its numerous large, long, brightly coloured and slightly weird flowers, few walk past it without being enticed by its curious charm.
Tube: Claret rose with occasional yellow stripes and yellow waist, proportionately very long and slender.
Sepals: Claret rose with greenish yellow tips, held 1/4 up and reflexed at tips
Corolla: Light purple, unflared, petals curve in at edges.
Parentage: (F. magdalenae x (Forgotten Dreams x unknown)) x Whiteknights Pearl.
AFS 2073, 2371
WALZ TROMPET - No. 2073
Nonflaring 15mm (5/8") long x 12mm (1/2") wide COROLLA is purple (61B) with smooth petal edges
Fully down 23mm (7/8") long x 8mm (1/4") wide SEPALS are claret rose (50A) with green recurved tips
Proportionately long thin 30mm (1 (1/8") long x 7mm (1/4") wide TUBE is claret rose
A slightly thickened ring is present between tube and sepals
STAMENS do not extend below corolla with pink (52C) filaments and yellow (18B) anthers
PISTIL extends 10mm (3/8") below corolla with pink (55A) style and dawn pink (49A) stigma
50mm (1") long x 10mm wide BUD
FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) on the upper surface, lighter (138A) on the lower surface with 90mm (3 1/2") long x 40mm (1 (5/8") wide ovate shaped leaves, entire edges, acute tips and bases. Veins are yellow green (154A) with dark yellow green (153A) stems
PARENTAGE: [F. magdalenae x (Forgotten Dreams x unknown)] x Whiteknights Pearl
Will make a good upright, standard or pillar
Prefers overhead filtered light to full sun and is heat tolerant if shaded
Best bloom color in bright light
Certificate of Honor, Dutch Committee of Inspection, Aalsmeer
Tested 3 years in Schaijk, The Netherlands and introduced in 1985
Distinguished by: long tube, profuse blooming.
|Other Awards||DCI CH|
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|