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    Anneke de Keijzer
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Hybridiser: Dijkstra, Egbert, (NL)
Year Introduced: 2004
Height 45cm
Spread 50cm


Striking species hybrid, produces a lot of flowers for its type on a small, free-branching bush.

Tube: Red with orange overtones, flattened.

Sepals: Bold rose pink with green tips.

Corolla: Half flared, orange, sometimes with red edges.

Parentage: ((F. michoacanensis x F. obconica) x Ashley) x F. splendens.

AFS 5787, NKvF 4047

Amaranth - No. 5787 (Dijkstra 2005)



COROLLA is half flared, bell shaped, with turned up petal margins; opens & matures orange (31B); 7mm (1/4”) long x 4mm (3/16”) wide.

SEPALS are horizontal, tips reflexed; reddish orange (43C) upper surface; light grayish yellow (160C) lower surface; 10mm (3/8”) long x 3mm (1/8”) wide.

TUBE is reddish orange (43B); medium length & thickness; 16mm (5/8”) long x 3mm (1/8”) wide.

STAMENS extend 1mm (1/16”) beyond the corolla; pale orange (20D) filaments; yellow (18A) anthers. PISTIL extends 4mm (3/16”) below the corolla; pale orange (20D) style; yellow (18A) stigma. BUD is triphylla type.

FOLIAGE: dark green (147A) upper surface; medium green (146A) lower surface. Leaves are 65mm (2 9/16”) long x 34mm (1 5/16”) wide, ovate shaped, serrated edges, acute tips and acute bases. Veins are light olive green (147C); stems & branches are medium green (147B).

PARENTAGE: [(‘F. michoacanensis’ x ‘F. obconica’) x ‘Ashley’] x ‘F. splendens’.

Small upright. Self branching.

Makes good upright, miniature or bonsai.

Prefers overhead filtered light or full sun.

Best bloom & foliage color in bright light.

Tested three years in Appelscha, The Netherlands.

Nomination by N.K.V.F. as recommendable cultivar.

Distinguished by small, bright, free hanging flowers.


Hybridiser: E. Dijkstra 2004 UK

Seed Parent: (F. F. obconica michoacanensis x) x Ashley

Pollen Parent F. splendens

NKvF number: 4047

AFS number: 5787

Approval Number: 04303

Points: 70

Flower: single, standing off to a weak neutral stem, pink / orange, 21 mm.

Flower Tube: sleeve, slightly flattened, color red 43B, 16x3mm.

Sepals: horizontal position, symmetry four sides, top and sectional plane, boss dimensions quarter and 145B light green, pink exterior color red 43C, 160C inside yellowish green, 10x3mm.

Petals: bell-shaped crown, bottom view square, quarter outstanding, the petals are normally formed with tip, light orange color base 31B, middle and outskirts light orange 31C, 7x4mm.

Filaments: yellow, variable length, 6-2mm.

Anther: yellow.

Pollen: missing.

Style: Yellow, 24mm.

Stigma: green, lobed.

Flowering: normal.

Flowering: normal.

Bud: triphyllas shape, point sideways, round cross section, one axillary bud per leaf axil, normally open top.

Berry: none.

Leaf: egg shape, top and foot spire, strongly serrated edge, matt appearance, smooth and flat, veins deepened color top and bottom dark green, light green midrib and veins, reddish petiole.

Growth habit: erect.

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

Specifics: sister seedling Simmer Sier. This plant is less compact and lighter in color with slightly protruding flowers. This is a cultivar nominated by the NKvF.

Certificates & Nominations NKvF RC
Flower Size
Small (1.5 - 3cm) #
Flower Type
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H1c (Min 5°C to 10°C) #
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