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Janice Ann
Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Holmes, Ron, (UK)
Year Introduced: 1994
Height 60cm
Spread 55cm


Profuse blooming, stiff semi trailing growth, but flexible enough to be trained into a variety of shapes.

Tube: Red 46C, short, slim, peg top.

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

Corolla: Dark purple, 86A, pink 49A base, matures purple 72A, dark rose 51A veins, 1/4 flared.

Parentage: Harlow Car x Baby Blue Eyes.

AFS 3226

JANICE ANN - No. 3226 (R. Holmes, 1994).



Quarter flared 16mm (5/8") long x 16mm wide COROLLA opens dark purple (86A), pink (49A) at base with dark rose (51A) veins maturing to purple (72A), pink (49A) at base with dark rose (51A) veins with turned under petal edges.

Fully up 29mm (1 1/8") long x 8mm (1/4") wide SEPALS are red (46C) on the upper surface, dark rose (51A) on the lower surface with recurved tips.

Proportionately short thin 8mm long x 5mm (1/8") wide TUBE is red (46C).

STAMENS extend 19mm (3/4") beyond corolla with dark rose (51A) filaments and cream flushed pink anthers.

PISTIL extends 29mm beyond corolla with dark rose (51A) style and pink stigma.

Ovate BUD.

FOLIAGE is dark green (147A) on the upper surface, medium green (147B) on the lower surface with 41mm (1 5/8") long x 14mm (1/2") wide lanceolate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases.

Midveins, stems and branches are dull red.

PARENTAGE: 'Harlow Carr' x 'Baby Blue Eyes'.

Self branching lax upright, stiff trailer, standard, pyramid or pillar.

Prefers full sun with best bloom color in bright light.

Tested 3 years in Edenbridge, Kent, England UK.

Distinguished by: bloom /foliage color contrast, profuse blooms.

Janice Ann

Hybridiser: Mr. R. Holmes 1994 UK

Seed parent: Harlow Carr

Pollen parent: Baby Blue Eyes

NKvF number: 7158

AFS number: 3226

Flower: single, hanging from a solid winding handle, rose red / purple, 17mm.

Flower Tube: urnvorm, diameter round, red 50A, 7x3mm.

Sepals: stand up completely, four-sided symmetry, top down, section plane, boss dimensions small and dark yellowish 152A, exterior color red 50A, 55A inside red, 26x7mm.

Petals: closed top, bottom view around, not outstanding, the petals are wide with a dot, color base N57D red purple, violet society N87A, peripheral region 86A violet, pink veining, 10x11mm.

Filament: pink, variable length, 23-17mm.

Anther: cream.

Pollen: missing.

Style: pink, 30mm.

Stigma: pink, club-shaped.

Flowering: normal.

Flowering time: usual.

Bud: oblong, circular cross section, one axillary bud by leaf axils, normally open top.

Berry: No data.

Leaf: lancet shape, top striker foot rounded edge slightly serrated, looks dull, rough and flat, similar veins, color top and middle green veins, lower side light green, midrib and petiole red.

Growth habit: upright.

Growing Method: bush for filtered light, best color in filtered light.

Special features: no data.

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