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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Johns, Eric, (UK)
Year Introduced: 1990

Fabulous, flamboyant, all purpose plant that looks great in bedding or containers as well as making a large hanging basket display. Flowers profusely.

Tube: Very short, proportionately thin, pale pink.

Sepals: Fairly broad, baby pink fading lighter towards slightly recurved pale green tips, fully up.

Corolla: Extravagantly wavy and flared, white petals with pink veining towards base.

Parentage: Joy Bielby X Nancy Lou.

AFS 2629

Moyra - No. 2629 (E

Johns, 1990)



Full flared 41mm (1 5/8") long x 64mm (2 1/2") wide COROLLA opens white/pale pink (36A) maturing to pale pink (36D)

Fully up 44mm (1 3/4") long x 19mm (3/4") wide SEPALS are pale pink (56C) flushed pink at edges on the upper surface, pink (49B) shading lighter towards green recurved tips

Proportionately medium thickness 8mm (1/4") long x 8mm (1/4") wide cream (158D) TUBE is striped pale green and is proportionately short

STAMENS extend 22mm (7/8") beyond corolla with light pink (62B) filaments and reddish purple (61B) anthers

PISTIL extends 32mm (1 1/4") beyond corolla with pale pink (62D) style and cream (158D) stigma

Rounded BUD

FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) on the upper surface, medium green (137D) on the lower surface with 44mm long x 32mm wide ovate shaped leaves, acute tips and obtuse bases

Veins are red with brown stems and green branches

PARENTAGE: 'Joy Bielby' x 'Nancy Lou'

Lax upright, stiff basket or standard

Prefers overhead filtered light in a cool climate with best bloom color in filtered light

Tested 5 years in Harrogate and Northampton, England UK

Distinguished by: continuous profuse bloom, blooms do not drop.

Flower Size
Large (4.5 - 6cm) #
Flower Type
Double #
Semi Trailing #
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #