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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Swaby, Alan, (UK)
Year Introduced: 2011
Height 90cm
Spread 80cm


Naturally bushy growth, lots of flowers provide a fine display in containers or bedding. Hardy to 0°C.

Tube: Dark rose 51A, slightly rounded.

Sepals: Red 52A above, dark rose 51A below, held fully up and recurved.

Corolla: Violet 86D, matures reddish purple N74B, unflared.

Parentage: Anna Louise x Frau Hilde Rademacher.

AFS 7693, BFS 177

Horsforth Beauty – No 7693 (Swaby 2011)

Single. Upright.

COROLLA: unflared, cylindrical shape; opens violet (86D); matures reddish purple (N74B); 19mm (3/4") long x 13mm (1/2") wide.

SEPALS: fully up, tips recurved; red (52A) upper surface; dark rose (51A) lower surface; 25mm (1") long x 6mm (1/4") wide.

TUBE: dark rose (51A); medium length and thickness; 9mm (3/8") long x 5mm (3/16") wide.

STAMENS extend 13mm (1/2") beyond the corolla; red (53D) filaments and anthers.

PISTIL does not extend beyond the corolla; red (53D) style; light tan (161C) stigma.

BUD: Pointed, ovate.

FOLIAGE: dark green (137A) upper surface; medium green (137C) lower surface. Leaves are 44mm (1 3/4") long x 19mm (3/4") wide, cordate shaped, serrulate edges, acute tips, rounded bases. Veins are dark green, stems are dark reddish purple, branches are brown.

PARENTAGE: Anna Louise x Frau Hilde Rademacher.

Small upright. Makes good upright or standard.

Prefers cool climate. Cold weather hardy to 0° C (32° F).

Best bloom color in filtered light.

Tested 3 years in Leeds and North Wales, Great Britain.

Distinguished by flower color combination and erect blooms.

BFS Reg No: 177

Release year: 2011

Reg date: 24/09/2010

Growth: upright

Height: 60-90cm (2-3ft)

Flower type: single

Flower size: medium

Tube colour: red

Sepal colour: red on the upper and lower surface

Sepal shape: half up recurved

Corolla colour: violet, matures to reddish purple

Corolla shape: Non Flared

Free flowering: yes

Foliage size: medium

Foliage colour: dark green on the upper surface, medium green on the lower surface

Hardy: no

Hybridiser: Alan Swaby

Country: UK

Seed Parent: Anna Louise

Pollen_Parent: Frau Hilde Rademache

Years Tested: 3

Tested Where: Leeds and North Wales.

Flower Size
Small (1.5 - 3cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Bush #
H3 (Min 1°C to -5°C) #