Year Introduced: 2011
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)
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
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
Hybridiser: Alan Swaby
Seed Parent: Anna Louise
Pollen_Parent: Frau Hilde Rademache
Years Tested: 3
Tested Where: Leeds and North Wales.
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