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£2.25
Delivery from June
Hybridiser: Swaby, Alan, (UK)
Year Introduced: 2008
Height 90cm
Spread 85cm

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Vigorous, fabulously coloured flowers, always attracts attention in containers or baskets.

Tube: Red, rather short, rounded.

Sepals: Red, broad, held 1/2 up.

Corolla: White with bold rose splashes from base. 3/4 flared.

Parentage: (Baby Bright x (Zulu King x unknown)) x Midnight Sun.

AFS 6828, BFS 48

Raspberry Ripple – No 6828 (Swaby, 2008)

Double. Upright/Trailer

COROLLA: three quarter flared, smooth petal margins; opens white (155A), heavy rose (52B) splashes from base; matures white (155B), heavy rose (52B) splashes from base; 31mm (1 1/4) long x 44mm (1 3/4) wide

SEPALS: half up, tips recurved up; red (53C) upper surface; rose (52B) lower surface; 37mm (1 7/16) long x 16mm (5/8) wide

TUBE: red (53C); short, medium thickness; 9 mm (5/16) long x 8mm (5/16) wide

STAMENS extend 25mm (1) beyond the corolla; red (53C) filaments; dark red (53A) anthers

PISTIL extends 25mm (1) beyond the corolla; red (53C) style & stigma

BUD is cordate shaped

FOLIAGE is medium green (137B) upper surface; medium green (147B) lower surface

Leaves are 63mm (2 1/2) long x 37mm (1 7/16) wide; cordate shaped, serrulate edges, acute tips, rounded bases

Veins are medium green (138B), stems & branches are dark reddish purple (59A)

PARENTAGE: (Baby Bright x Zulu King) seedling x Midnight Sun

Lax upright or stiff trailer

Makes good basket or standard

Prefers overhead filtered light, cool climate

Best bloom color in filtered light

Tested 3 years in Leeds & Manchester, England

Distinguished by pink splashes on white corolla.

BFS Reg No: 48

Release year: 2008

Reg date: 03/09/2007

Growth: lax

Height: 60-90cm (2-3ft)

Flower type: double

Flower size: medium

Tube colour: red

Sepal colour: red

Sepal shape: half up recurved

Corolla colour: white with heavy rose splashes from base

Corolla shape: Three Quarter Flared

Free flowering: no

Foliage size: medium

Foliage colour: medium green on the upper and lower surfaces

Hardy: no

Hybridiser: Alan Swaby

Country: UK

Seed Parent: Baby Bright x Zulu King seedling

Pollen_Parent: Midnight Sun

Years Tested: 3

Tested Where: Leeds.

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