Year Introduced: 1989
Really hardy, to -20°C, yet tolerates full sun. Graceful and utterly gorgeous.
Tube: Pale orange 20D, slim.
Sepals: Pale orange above, pink 36A below, green recurved tip, held fully down.
Corolla: Dark red purple 60C, matures red purple 61B, 1/4 flared. Smooth petals form a bell shape.
Parentage: Suikerbossie x Glitters.
AFS 2696, NKvF 2365
WALZ SPRIETJE - No. 2696 (Waldenmaier, 1990)
Quarter flared bell shaped 13mm (1/2") long x 8mm (1/4") wide COROLLA opens dark reddish purple (60C) maturing to reddish purple (61B) with smooth petal edges
Fully down 20mm (3/4") long x 5mm (1/8") wide SEPALS are pale orange (20D) on the upper surface, pink (36A) on the lower surface with green recurved tips
Proportionately medium length 14mm (1/2") long x 3mm (1/8") wide pale orange (20D) TUBE is proportionately thin
STAMENS extend 10mm (3/8") beyond corolla with light pink (65C) filaments and dark rose (64C) anthers
PISTIL extends 10mm beyond corolla with light pink (65C) style and light yellow (8C) stigma
30mm (1 1/8") long x 8mm wide BUD
FOLIAGE is yellowish green (146B) with 60mm (2 3/8") long x 30mm (1 1/8") wide lanceolate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and bases
Veins, stems and branches are green
PARENTAGE: 'Suikerbossie' x 'Glitters'
Medium upright, basket, standard or pillar
Prefers overhead filtered light to full sun in a cool climate with best bloom color in bright light and is heat tolerant if shaded
Cold weather hardy to -20°C
Award of Merit, VKC Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
Tested 7 years in Schaijk, The Netherlands and 2 years for hardiness NKVFV
Distinguished by: hardiness, bloom color.
Flower: some fairly slim hanging flower; . magellanica flower shape in cream color red flower
Flower tube: thin and relatively long; dim. 17 x 4 mm; creamy pink with green stripes.
Sepals: narrow; half beaten down; tops bowed; dim. 40 x 4 mm, outside: cream with pink tinge (155B) inside: cream pink (62C); the tips are bright green.
Petals: the crown is ¼ outstanding; the petals are relatively long and relatively narrow; dim. 11 x 7 mm, color: bright purple (61B), baby pink (52A) at the base; faint darker veins; . velvety touch.
Style: relatively long; . light pink
Stigma: cream; lobed.
Flowering: mild to very mild.
Bud: extremely oblong.
Leaf: medium; dim. 80 x 40 mm; elliptical; pointed tip; blunt foot; coarsely toothed edge; color: medium green, top (147A), bottom (147B); Green grain; something pink stem.
Growth habit: upright slender growth with arching branches.
Growing Method: halfhanger or shrub (with support) to place in bright light.
Details: botrytis sensitive, ensiling is possible, but better overwintered in the greenhouse.
|Other Awards||VKC AM|
|Small (1.5 - 3cm)||#|
|H6 (Min -20°C to -15°C)||#|