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Hybridiser: de Graaf, Herman, (NL)
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.

Anther: yellow.

Pollen: cream.

Style: pink, 37mm.

Stigma: pink, lobed.

Flowering: rich bunch.

Flowering: normal.

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.

Special features:

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.

Other Awards VKC AM
Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Semi Trailing #
H1c (Min 5°C to 10°C) #
Tubular Flower #