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DebRon's Black Cherry
Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Monnier, Debbie & Ron, (US)
Year Introduced: 2012
Height 90cm


Richly coloured flowers, and lots of them. Dense, bushy growth, largely self branching, hardy to -9°C. Gorgeous. (Extra petaloids make some flowers semi double.)

Tube: Dark red purple 60C, short, slim.

Sepals: Dark red purple 60C, 1/2up, recurved tip.

Corolla: Dark purple 79A, matures dark purple 79B, 1/2 flared.

Parentage: Whiteknights Pearl x Maxima.

AFS 8138

‘DebRons Black Cherry’– No 8138 (Monnier 2012)

Single, Upright

COROLLA: quarter flared, smooth petal margins; opens dark purple (79A); matures dark purple (79B); 10mm (3/8") long x 8mm (5/16") wide

SEPALS are half up, tips recurved up; dark reddish purple (60C) upper & lower surfaces; 15mm (9/16") long x 6mm (1/4") wide

TUBE is dark reddish purple (60C); short, thin; 10mm (3/8") long x 4mm (1/8") wide

STAMENS extend 20mm (3/4”) beyond the corolla; dark reddish purple (60C) filaments; reddish purple (80B) anthers

PISTIL extends 30mm (1 3/4”) beyond the corolla; dark reddish purple (60C) style & stigma

BUD is round

FOLIAGE is dark green (139A) upper surface; medium green (139B) lower surface

Leaves are 100mm (4") long x 45mm (1 3/4") wide, elliptic shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, rounded bases

Veins are light green (138C), stems are dark reddish purple (60A) & branches are light apple green (145B) to brown (165A)

PARENTAGE: ‘Whiteknight’s Perle’ x ‘Maxima’

Small upright

Makes good upright, miniature, bonsai or landscape plant

Prefers overhead filtered light or full sun, cool climate

Cold weather hardy to -9° C (15° F)

Best bloom & foliage color in bright light

Tested 3 years in Portland, Oregon, USA

Distinguished by hardiness, profuse & early blooms.

Hybridiser: R. Monnier 2011 US

Seed Parent: White Knights Pearl

Pollen Donor: Maxima

NKvF number:

AFS number: 8138



flower Tube:

Sepals: Dark red purple

petals: Dark purple






inflorescence: Single-flowered 1-4 petals

flowering time:




Habit: Upright

Cultivation Method:


Flower Size
Small (1.5 - 3cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Semi Double #
Bush #
H4 (Min -10°C to -5°C) #