Year Introduced: 1992
Unusual cultivar, gives stylish display. Flowers look great against the glossy dark foliage.
Tube: Magenta 63A/B, long.
Sepals: Rose 65A above, rose/light pink 65A/B below, darker slightly reflexed tip, horizontal.
Corolla: Light red purple 67B/C, matures light red purple 66C, 1/4 flared, short, neat, slightly pointed petals.
Parentage: Small Pipes x F. magdalenae.
AFS 2988, NKvF 2755
Pan - No. 2988 (de Graaff, 1992)
Three quarter flared trumpet shaped 10mm (3/8") long x 10mm wide COROLLA opens light red purple (67B/C) with darker veins maturing to light red purple (66C) with darker veins and turned up wavy petal edges
Horizontally held 15mm (5/8") long x 5mm (1/8") wide SEPALS are rose (65A) on the upper surface tipped brownish green, rose/light pink (65A/B) with darker tips and edges on the lower surface with reflexed tips
Proportionately medium thickness 22mm (7/8") long x 4/5mm (1/8") wide magenta (63A/B) TUBE is proportionately short and darker at base
STAMENS extend ±0 beyond corolla with magenta (67B) filaments and pale yellow green (150D) anthers
PISTIL extends 5mm (1/8") beyond corolla with rose (67D) style and magenta (63B) stigma
Long narrow BUD
FOLIAGE is medium bronzed green (147B) on the upper surface, light olive green (148B/C) on the lower surface with 92mm (3 5/8") long x 37mm (1 1/2") wide elliptic shaped leaves, wavy serrulate edges, acute tips and bases
Veins, stems and branches are red purple
PARENTAGE: 'Small Pipes' x F.magdalenae
Self branching stiff trailer will make a good basket
Prefers overhead filtered light in a cool climate with best bloom color in filtered light and is heat tolerant if shaded
Tested 5 years in Lisse, The Netherlands
Award of Merit, VKC, Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
Distinguished by: bloom color and shape, terminal bloom clusters..
Hybridiser: H. J. de Graaff 1990 EN
Seed Giver: Small Pipes
Pollen Giver F. magdalenae
NKvF number: 2755
AFS number: 2988
Flower: single, standing off to a solid neutral stem L.rood / pair pink, 32mm.
Flower Tube: tube, diameter round, light red 54A, 24x4mm.
Sepals: horizontal position, symmetry four-sided, flat top, diameter sphere, boss dimensions small, brownish, reddish purple color exterior light 57D, 64D pair of pink inside, 14x5mm.
Petals: saucer-shaped top, bottom view square, three-quarter outstanding, the petals around with a serrated edge, color entirely pair 64D pink, red veins, 9x9mm.
Filaments: pink, 4 long and 4 short stamens, 9-7mm.
Style: pink, 37mm.
Stigma: pink, lobed.
Flowering: rich bunch.
Bud: triphyllas shape, diameter round top opens normally.
Berry: pear-shaped and purple, 14x8mm.
Leaf: elliptical shape, top and foot spire edge sound, appearance matte, velvety and flat veins deepened color top source green, underside light green, red midrib, veins and reddish petiole.
Growth habit: horizontal.
Cultivation Method: hanger for filtered light, best color in filtered light.
The plant looks like Northumbrian Pipes, but the flower is shorter and deeper color. The flower falls off easily and the stamens. Overwintering in a frost-free greenhouse, not pruning. Approved by the VKC on 7-8-1990.
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