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Hybridiser: Swaby, Alan, (UK)
Year Introduced: 2011
Height 60cm
Spread 55cm


Generously produces small, outward facing, asymmetric flowers on a short jointed plant suitable for exhibition and smaller standards. A pretty and rewarding fuchsia, hardy to 0°C.

Tube: Rose 52B, short.

Sepals: Rose 52B blending through white above, rose below, green tips, fully up and recurved.

Corolla: Violet blue 91A, matures violet 85A, 1/4 flared.

Parentage: Anna Louise x Natasha Lynn.

AFS 8010, BFS 230

Sophie Grace – No 8010 (Swaby 2012)

Single. Upright

COROLLA: quarter flared, smooth petal margins, flared shape; opens violet blue (91A; matures violet (85A); 22mm (7/8") long x 19mm (3/4") wide

SEPALS are fully up, tips recurved; rose (52B) suffusing to white, tipped green upper surface; rose (52B) tipped green lower surface; 31mm (1 1/4") long x 9mm (3/8") wide

TUBE is rose (52B); short, medium thickness; 8mm (5/16") long x 5mm (3/16") wide

STAMENS extend 13mm (1/2") beyond the corolla; dark rose (58C) filaments; reddish purple (58A) anthers

PISTIL extends 25mm (1") beyond the corolla; rose (58C) style; cream (11D) stigma

BUD is ovate, pointed

FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) upper surface; medium green (137C) lower surface

Leaves are 63mm (2 1/2") long x 25mm (1") wide, ovate shaped, serrulate edges, acute tips, rounded bases. Veins are medium green, stems are reddish purple, branches are light brown

PARENTAGE: Anna Louise x Natasha Lynn

Small upright

Makes good upright, standard or decorative

Prefers overhead filtered light, cool climate

Cold weather hardy to 0° C (32° F)

Best bloom color in filtered light

Tested 4 years in Leeds, England

Distinguished by erect blooms, sepal/corolla color combination

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