Year Introduced: 1992
Large bush with lush foliage, clusters of medium sized single flowers in terminal racemes.
Tube: Long, orange to light red.
Sepals: Orange fading to green tips, fairly short, tapered, 1/2 to fully down.
Foliage: Medium to large leaves, mid/darkish green. Soft and furry feel.
Parentage: Space Shuttle x Rubra Grandiflora.
AFS 3278, NKvF 3292
JUNGLE - No. 3278 (Sint, 1994)
Half flared 10mm (3/8 long x 10mm wide COROLLA opens orange/light orange (41B/C)
Half down 15mm (5/8) long x 5mm (1/8) wide SEPALS are light apple green (145C) on the upper surface, light apple green (145B) on the lower surface with recurved tips
Proportionately long thin 60mm (2 3/8) long x 5-8mm (1/8-1/4) wide TUBE is red purple (59B/C)
STAMENS extend 15mm beyond corolla with red purple (60D) filaments and pale yellow (8D) anthers
PISTIL extends 15mm beyond corolla with light pink (38D) style and light yellow (11B) stigma
Long triphylla type BUD
FOLIAGE is medium green (137B) on the upper surface, light olive green (148B) on the lower surface with 190mm (7 1/2) long x 140mm (5 1/2) wide pubescent cordate shaped leaves, serrulate edges, acute tips and cordate branches
PARENTAGE: Space Shuttle x F. fulgens Rubra Grandiflora
Prefers overhead filtered light with best bloom color in bright light and is heat tolerant if shaded
Award of Merit, VKC Aalsmeer, The Netherlands 1992
Distinguished by: bloom color/shape
|NKvF Award of Merit||NKvF AM|
|Giant (6cm +)||#|
|H1c (Min 5°C to 10°C)||#|