Year Introduced: 1991
Attractive and substantial blooms, quite wide, on a versatile plant that is hardy to -6.6°C (20°F).
Tube: Red, fairly short & thick.
Sepals: Red, long, broad, fully up, recurved tip.
Corolla: Light red purple, 1/2 flared, rolled and/or convex petals.
Parentage: Empress of Prussia x Spion Kop.
FLAT JACK O'LANCASHIRE - No2936. (G.Jones/Muncaster, 1992)
Half flared 25mm (1") long x 40mm (1 5/8") wide COROLLA is light red purple with turned up smooth petal edges
10mm (3/8") long x 5mm (1/8") wide PETALOIDS are same color as corolla
Fully up 40mm (1 5/8") long x 15mm (5/8") wide SEPALS are red with recurved tips
Proportionately short thick 15mm long x 9mm (3/8") wide TUBE is red
STAMENS extend 20mm (3/4") beyond corolla with pink filaments and white anthers
PISTIL extends 10mm beyond corolla with red style and yellow stigma
Fat circular BUD
FOLIAGE is dark green on the upper surface, medium green on the lower surface with 40mm (1 5/8") long x 30mm (1 1/8") wide lanceolate shaped leaves, serrulate edges, acute tips and rounded bases
Veins are green with red stems and dark red branches
PARENTAGE: 'Empress of Prussia' x 'Spion Kop'
Medium upright, standard, pillar or trellis
Prefers full sun with best bloom color in bright light and is cold weather hardy to 20°F
Tested 6 years in Newark Notts
Distinguished by: bloom color, rain resistance.
|Large (4.5 - 6cm)||#|
|H4 (Min -10°C to -5°C)||#|