Year Introduced: 2011
Very attractive flower shape and colours, easy to grow, Mario recommends pinching once or twice. If not pinched , he says, 'January cuttings statrt flowering already abundantly in May'. He has named it after one of the family Airedale Terriers.
Tube: Pale rose, longish and slim.
Sepals: Pale rose, held horizontal and recurved.
Corolla: Red-purple, ¾ flared.
Foliage: Darkish mid green.
Parentage: Remembering Claire x unknown.
AFS 7981, NKvF 4913
Delphobe – No 7981 (De Cooker 2012) Single
COROLLA: quarter flared, wavy petal margins, bell shape; opens & matures purple (71A); 20mm (3/4") long x 23mm (7/8") wide
SEPALS are half up, tips recurved up; light pink (62C) tipped yellowish green (146B) upper surface; light pink (62C) lower surface; 22mm (7/8") long x 7mm (1/4") wide
TUBE is light pink (62C); long, thin; 22mm (7/8") long x 3mm (1/8") wide
STAMENS extend 5mm (3/16”) beyond the corolla; light purple (70C) filaments; light grayish yellow (160C) anthers
PISTIL extends 15mm (9/16”) beyond the corolla; light purple (70C) style; white stigma
BUD is longish
FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) upper surface; medium green (138B) lower surface
Leaves are 65mm (2 9/16") long x 35mm (1 3/8") wide, elliptic shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, rounded bases
Veins, stems & branches are grayish green
PARENTAGE: Remembering Claire x unknown
Lax upright or stiff trailer
Makes good upright or standard/basket
Prefers overhead filtered light
Best bloom & foliage color in limited light
Tested 5 years in Ohé en Laak, The Netherlands
Nominated by NKvF as recommendable cultivar
Distinguished by flower color & early flowering.
Hybridiser: M. de Cooker 2011 NL
Seed Parent: Remembering Claire
Pollen Parent: unknown
NKvF number: 4913
AFS number: 7981
Approval Number: 110105
Flower: Just hanging on a loose neutral stem L.rozepaars / red purple, 37mm.
Flower Tube: tube, diameter around L.roze 62C, 22x3mm.
Sepals: position half way, four-sided symmetry, top up, cross-sectional plane, boss dimensions small and green 146B, color outside and inside light pink purple 62C, 22x7mm.
Petals: bell-shaped crown, bottom view around, outstanding quarter, the crown leaves are lobed with a tip, whole red color purple 71A, 20x23mm.
Filament: eggplant, 4 long and 4 short stamens, 45mm.
Stigma: white, clavate.
Flowering time: early.
Button: oblong, angular diameter, two axillary buds per leaf axil, top opens like a lantern.
Leaf: elliptical shape, top striker foot rounded edge slightly serrated, matt appearance, smooth and flat, similar veins, color top and bottom means green, midrib, veins and petiole gray green.
Growth habit: erect.
Cultivation Method: bush for filtered light, best color in filtered light.
Special features: Self branching plant that gets better if pinched once. Plant in the sun stays (happy in sun-OFF) with striking flowers. This is a cultivar nominated by the NKvF.
|Certificates & Nominations||NKvF RC|
|Large (4.5 - 6cm)||#|
|H1c (Min 5°C to 10°C)||#|