Year Introduced: 1997
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.
|RHS AGM||RHS AGM|
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H4 (Min -10°C to -5°C)||#|