Year Introduced: 2011
Wonderful in containers or bedding, fairly compact semi trailer. Recommended.
Tube: Dark rose, (52B) slender.
Sepals: Dark rose (58C), held fully up and recurved when mature.
Corolla: Opens dark purple (86A) , matures reddish purple (72B), pale base, 1/4 flared.
Parentage: Anna Louise x Maxima.
AFS 8007, BFS 227
Horsforth in Bloom – No 8007 (Swaby 2012)
COROLLA: quarter flared, smooth petal margins, flared shape; opens dark purple (86A), white with red veining at base; matures reddish purple (72B), white with red veining at base; 16mm (5/8) long x 13mm (1/2) wide
SEPALS are fully up, tips recurved; dark rose (58C) upper & lower surfaces; 19mm (3/4) long x 6mm (1/4) wide
TUBE is rose (52B); medium length, thin; 13mm (1/2) long x 5mm (3/16) wide
STAMENS extend 13mm (1/2) beyond the corolla; red (53C) filaments; dark reddish purple (59A) anthers
PISTIL extends 25mm (1) beyond the corolla; red (53C) style & stigma
BUD is ovate, pointed
FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) upper surface; medium green (138B) lower surface
Leaves are 56mm (2 1/4) long x 31mm (1 1/4) wide, ovate shaped, serrulate edges, acute tips, rounded bases
Veins are light olive green, stems are green tinged reddish brown, branches are brown
PARENTAGE: Anna Louise x Maxima
Lax upright or stiff trailer
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 sepal & corolla color combination.
BFS Reg No: 227
Release year: 2012
Reg date: 06/10/2011
Growth: lax upright / stiff trailer
Flower type: single
Flower size: medium
Tube colour: dark rose
Sepal colour: dark rose
Sepal shape: fully up recurved
Corolla colour: opens dark purple, white with red veining at base, matures to reddish purple, white with red veining at base
Corolla shape: Quarter Flared
Free flowering: no
Foliage size: Foliage colour: dark green on the upper surface, medium green on the lower surface
Hybridiser: Alan Swaby
Seed Parent: Anna Louise
Years Tested: 4
Tested Where: vicinity of Leeds UK.
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