Year Introduced: 2007
A superb basket variety, great contrast between pure white tube and sepals and unfading rich corolla colour.
Tube: White (155D), long and slender, with a distinct bulge at the top, also slightly wider at the sepal end.
Sepals: White (155D), long, held fully up and recurved right back to the tube.
Corolla: Opens and matures dark reddish purple (60A). Smooth petal margins, 3/4 flared.
Parentage: Roesse Lupus x (Luuk van Riet x Roesse Betelgueze).
Roesse Amold – No 6673 (Roes)
COROLLA: Three quarter flared, smooth petal margins; opens & matures dark reddish purple (60A); 20mm (3/4”) long x 26mm (1”) wide
SEPALS: fully up, tips recurved; white (155D) upper & lower surfaces; 23mm (7/8”) long x 7mm (1/4”) wide
TUBE: white (155D); medium length & thickness; 22mm (7/8") long x 6mm (1/4") wide
STAMENS extend 16mm (9/16”) beyond the corolla; pink (62A) filaments & anthers
PISTIL extends 16mm (9/16”) beyond the corolla; pink (62A) style; white (155D) stigma
BUD is ovate, pointed
FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) upper surface; medium green (137C) lower surface
Leaves are 62mm (2 7/16”) long x 29mm (1 1/8”) wide; ovate shaped, serrulate edges, acute tips, rounded bases
Veins, stems & branches are green
PARENTAGE: ‘Roesse Lupus’ x (‘Luuk van Riet’ x ‘Roesse Betelgeuze’)
Lax upright or stiff trailer
Makes good stiff trailer
Prefers overhead filtered light, cool climate
Best bloom color in filtered light
Tested 3 years in Knegsel, The Netherlands
Distinguished by bloom color.
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|