Year Introduced: 2000
An obconica hybrid with flowers closely resembling the encliandra type, very appealing.
Tube: About 1cm (½") long, pale pink (56B).
Sepals: Pale pink (56B) half down, tips reflexed, 6mm (¼") long.
Corolla: Half flared, bell shaped, smooth petal edges. Opens white; matures pale pink (56D).
Foliage: Mid green, much bigger than normal encliandra types.
Parentage: F. apetala x F. obconica
AFS 4716, NKvF 3929>/p>
Siberoet - No. 4716 (de Boer, 2001)
COROLLA is half flared, bell shaped, with smooth petal margins; opens white; matures pale pink (56D); 4mm (3/16") long x 4mm (3/16") wide
SEPALS are half down, tips reflexed; pale pink (56B) upper and lower surfaces; 6mm (1/4") long x 2mm (1/16") wide
TUBE is pale pink (56B), long with medium thickness; 10mm (3/8") long x 2.5mm (1/8") wide
STAMENS do not extend beyond the corolla; white filaments and anthers
PISTIL extends 1mm (1/16") beyond the corolla; white style and stigma
BUD is long
FOLIAGE is medium green (137C) upper surface and light olive green (148B) lower surface
Leaves are 38mm (1 1/2") long x 14mm (9/16") wide, lanceolate shaped, serrated edges, acute tips and acute bases. Veins are light green; stems are reddish light green and branches are reddish green
PARENTAGE: F. apetala x F. obconica
Makes good basket
Prefers overhead filtered light and cool or warm climate
Best foliage and bloom color in filtered light
Tested three years in Blesdijke, The Netherlands
Botanical Award, Aalsmeer, 2000
Unique cross of species from two sections
Distinguished by blossom shape and color.
|RHS AGM||BA, Aalsmeer, 2000|
|Tiny (0.5 - 1.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|