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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Phillips, Nancy, (US)
Year Introduced: 2012
Height 90cm
Spread 86cm


Pale and lovely sister seedling to 'Cherry Lee', with similar golden foliage (that dislikes full sun) and also shows signs of hardiness. Beautiful colouring of pale lavender, pale pink and white.

Best in bright filtered light, colours very pale in shade.

Needs and is worth careful deadheading, dead flower stalks tend to hang on.

Named after Nancy's mother - her nickname.

Tube: Pale pink, faint darker stripes (greenish white in shade), just over 25mm (1") long, 8mm wide.

Sepals: Creamy white with pink edge above, pink with a purple red flush at base below. Green, recurved tip. Held 1/2 up, twisted, 4cm (1 1/2”) long.

Corolla: Pale violet N82D petals, dark pink N80D veins, up to 1/2 flared. Smooth petals, different lengths.

Foliage: Yellowish green 145A, red stems.

Parentage: Annabel x Golden Girl.

BFS 246

Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
Flower Type
Semi Double #
Double #
Bush #
H3 (Min 1°C to -5°C) #