Year Introduced: 1984
A lovely plant that produces dense masses of flowers giving a very colourful display. Prefers full sun and shows best flower colour in bright conditions, quite stiff growth, makes a good hanging basket with some early pinching to encourage branching.
Tube: Creamy orient pink with faint candy stripes, slender, slightly tapering, peg top shape.
Sepals: Neyron rose (55B) above, a shade darker (55A) below. Held 1/2 down, with recurved pale green tips.
Corolla: Bright vermilion maturing azalea pink, 1/2 to 3/4 flared.
Parentage: WALZ Floreat x Golden Glow.
AFS 1905, NKvF 2978
WALZ PARASOL - No. 1905 (Waldenmaier, 1985)
Half to three quarter flared 28mm (1 (1/8") long x 37mm (1 (1/2") wide COROLLA open vermilion (41B) maturing to azalea pink (41C) with smooth petal edges
Half down 50mm (2") long x 12mm (1/2") wide SEPALS are neyron rose (55B) on the upper surface, darker (55A) on the lower surface, tips are recurved
Proportionately medium 22mm (7/8") long x 10mm (3/8") wide TUBE is orient pink (36D)
STAMENS extend 20mm (3/4") below corolla with carmine rose (52C) filaments and cardinal red (53A) anthers
PISTIL extends 35mm (1 (3/8") below corolla with dawn pink (49A) style and pale yellow (18B) stigma
60mm (2 (3/8") long x 15mm (5/8") wide BUD
FOLIAGE is dark yellow green (144A) on the upper surface, mid-green (143C) on the lower surface with 80mm (3 (1/8") long x 55mm (2 (1/8") wide ovate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases
PARENTAGE: Walz Floreat x Golden Glow
Will make a good basket
Prefers full sun
Best bloom color in bright light
Certificate of Honor, Dutch Committee of Inspection, Aalsmeer
Tested 3 years in Schaijk, Netherlands and introduced in 1984
Distinguished by blooms close together in combination with bloom shape and richness.
Flower: Single; quite large; bell-shaped; hanging
Flower Tube: Dim.. 25 x 10 mm; color: cream with a pink tinge and darker stripes
Sepals: long; narrow; horizontal ceding; with age bulged; Dim.. 55 x 12 mm; exterior: Empire light pink, bright pink light (48D), deep carmine pink blush (52C), basic white
inside: carmine (52D)
Petals ½ outstanding; the shell-shaped petals are slightly ruffled edge; Dim.. 30 x 30 mm; color: salmon (58B) base cream (43C); something deeper veins; light fluorescent orange tinge
Anther: red purple
Style: Long; white to pink
Stigma: yellow; lobed
Flowering: very generous; the flowers hang in bunches on the end of the branches
Flowering time: normal
Bud: oblong; point sideways; the peaks remain in the opening to interfere with each other
Leaf: medium; Dim.. 85 x 55 mm; ovate leaves; pointed apex; obtuse base; coarsely toothed edge; color: top center green (147B), bottom (147c); light green veins; stored up leaf edges
Growth habit: half pendant; self-branching
Cultivation Method: pendant or shrub with support for location in full sun and bright light
Special features: very nice as tree crown, does have fragile branches, this should be so extra support, the weak point is the attachment of the lateral branches
Plant should be well fertilized regularly, otherwise it gets too small flowers
This plant can be properly ensiled
Plant branched difficult, so start early peaks.
|NKvF Award of Merit||DCI CoH|
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|