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Hybridiser: Waldenmaier, Henk, (NL)
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)

Single. Trailer

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

Stiff trailer

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

Filament: pink

Anther: red purple

Pollen: cream

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
Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Semi Trailing #
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #