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Chain Reaction
£2.25
Delivery from August
Hybridiser: Michiels, Marcel, (BE)
Year Introduced: 2010
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Substantial blooms in delicious colours on this lovely and self branching stiff trailer.

Tube: Pale pink 56A, medium, square.

Sepals: Pale pink 56B above, rose 55B below, light apple green 144D, tips, horizontal, recurved.

Corolla: Opens magenta 71C, dark reddish purple 72A, matures reddish purple 64B, incurved petals that are are slightly wavy, 1/2 flared. Petaloids are reddish purple 71AB and purple 77A.

Parentage: Manfried Kleinau x Bianca.

AFS 7833

‘Chain Reaction’ – No 7833 (Michiels 2011)

Double.

Upright/Trailer.

COROLLA: half flared, turned under wavy petal margins; opens magenta (71C) & dark reddish purple (72A); matures reddish purple (64B); 21mm (13/16") long x 23mm (7/8") wide.

PETALOIDS: reddish purple (71B) & purple (77A); 13mm (1/2”) long x 10mm (3/8”) wide.

SEPALS: horizontal, tips recurved; pale pink (56B) tipped light apple green (144D) upper surface; rose (55B) tipped tipped light apple green (144D) lower surface; 33mm (1 5/16") long x 13mm (1/2”) wide.

TUBE: pale pink (56A); medium length & thickness, square; 13mm (1/2”) long x 5mm (3/16”) wide.

STAMENS extend 14mm (9/16”) beyond the corolla; reddish purple (70B) filaments; purple (79C) anthers.

PISTIL extends 24mm (15/16”) beyond the corolla; dark rose (67C) style; pale lavender (69C) stigma.

BUD: Bulbous, square.

FOLIAGE: dark green (136B) upper surface; medium green (137D) lower surface.

Leaves are 64mm (2 1/2") long x 40mm (1 9/16”) wide, ovate shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, rounded bases.

Veins are plum (185C), stems are plum (184C), branches are dark reddish purple (187C) & light green (139D).

PARENTAGE: ‘Manfried Kleinau’ x ‘Bianca’.

Lax upright or stiff trailer.

Self branching.

Makes good upright.

Prefers overhead filtered light, cool climate.

Best bloom & foliage color in filtered light.

Tested 4 years in Koningshooikt, Belgium. Waanrode 8/14/10.

Distinguished by bloom color & shape combination.

Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
Flower Type
Double #
Habit
Semi Trailing #
Hardiness
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #