Year Introduced: 2008
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)
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
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
Hybridiser: Alan Swaby
Seed Parent: Baby Bright x Zulu King seedling
Pollen_Parent: Midnight Sun
Years Tested: 3
Tested Where: Leeds.
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