Year Introduced: 1952
Profuse blooming, good bright colour. Suits basket, container, border etc. Easy to overwinter, but susceptible to botrytis, so water with care.
Tube: Bright pink red 54C.
Sepals: Carmine 52B above, carmine rose 52C below, quite narrow, 1/2 down, tips recurved. Corolla: Cyclamen purple 74A, matures magenta 66A, 1/4 flared. The smooth petals are flat, forming a square.
Parentage: Achievement x Achievement.
AFS 1898, NKvF 2192
WALZ BRUINTJE - No
Single. Upright or trailer
Quarter flared square 20mm (3/4") long x 20 mm wide COROLLA opens cyclamen purple (74A) maturing to magenta (66A)
Half down 29mm (1 1/8") long x 10mm (3/8") wide SEPALS are carmine (52B) on the upper surface, carmine rose (52C) on the lower surface with tips recurved
Proportionately medium 19mm (3/4") long x 10mm (3/8") wide TUBE is carmine
STAMENS extend 10mm (3/8") below corolla with pale magenta (57D) filaments and lavender (84B) anthers
PISTIL extends 35mm (1 3/8") below corolla with light pink (65B) style and pale yellow (8D) stigma
35mm (1 3/8") long x 15mm (5/8") wide BUD
FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) on the upper surface, lighter (137D) on the lower surface; with 55mm (2 1/8") long x 30mm (1 1/8") wide ovate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases
PARENT- AGE: 'Achievement' x
Lax upright or stiff trailer
Will make a good basket or miniature
Prefers overhead filtered light
Certificate of Honor, Dutch Committee of Inspection, Aalsmeer
Tested 10 years in Schaijk, Netherlands and introduced in 1983
Distinguished by profuse blooming on every branch
Flower: single; relatively small protruding flower
Flower Tube: Dim.
19 x 10 mm; color: bright pink red (54C)
29 x 10 mm; fairly narrow, half beaten down sepals; arched tops; outside: bright pink red; inside: bright soft pink (54D); bright green tops
20 x 20 mm; semi flared; short shell-shaped petals are slightly ruffled edge; Color: Light ruby red (64B); Based vermilion-pink (41C); light ruby red veins
Style: relatively long; pink
Stigma: cream; clavate
Flowering: generous to very generous;
Bud: fine spherical knob; fresh green point sideways
35 x 15 mm; medium sized elliptical leaves; pointed apex; rounded foot; coarsely toothed edge; color: medium green, top 137A, 137D bottom
Habit: upright; self branching; horizontal branches
Cultivation Method: shrub for sunny place and bright light
Specials: can also be grown as half-hanger
Susceptible to botrytis
Can be ensiled
Easy to overwinter
Is a seedling from the first crossing created by Henk Waldenmaier (in 1973).
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