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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Bielby & Oxtoby, (UK)
Year Introduced: 1997
Height 60cm
Spread 56cm


Deep vibrant colours, self branching. Smaller, slightly lax bush that reliably gives a fine display for exhibition, bedding, garden or trained, very popular.

Tube: Rich red violet, medium length and thickness.

Sepals: Rich red violet, slightly paler towards tips, held 3/4 up and straight with tiny tip recurve.

Corolla: Dark violet purple, matures slightly lighter, 1/2 flared, wavy petal edges.

Parentage: Dollarprinzessin x Cotta Vino.

AFS 3835, NKvF 4242

President George Bartlett - No 3835 (Bielby-Oxtoby, 1997.) Double


Half flared 30mm (1 1/8") long x 35mm (1 3/8") wide COROLLA opens dark purple (79A) maturing to purple (71A) with wavy petal edges

Half up 35mm long x 15mm (5/8") wide SEPALS are red purple (66A) with recurved tips

Proportionately medium 15mm long x 10mm (3/8") wide TUBE is red purple (67A)

STAMENS extend 20mm (7/8") beyond corolla with red purple (67A) filaments and anthers

PISTIL extends 40mm (1 5/8") beyond corolla with red purple (67A) style and red purple (66B) stigma

Square ovate BUD

FOLIAGE is dark green (139A) on the upper surface, medium green (138A) on the lower surface with 70mm (2 3/4") long x 40mm (1 5/8") wide ovate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases

Veins are light green with green stems and flushed pink branches

PARENTAGE: 'Dollar Princess' x 'Cotta Vino'

Self branching small upright

Prefers overhead filtered light in a cool climate with best bloom color in bright to filtered light and is heat tolerant if shaded

Tested 6 years in East Yorkshire, England UK

Distinguished by: compact, bloom color combination.

Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
Flower Type
Semi Double #
Bush #
H4 (Min -10°C to -5°C) #