Year Introduced: 2006
Attractive and stylish double, with a surprisingly long slender tube contrasting beautifully with a full, but neat violet corolla. Lovely display, will make a good basket, but like so many semi trailing types, also looks great planted in containers for summer bedding.
Tube: Quite long, pink (62C).
Sepals: Pink (62C) above, paler (62B) below, green reflexed tip.
Corolla: Opens violet (84A), matures paler (84B), smooth petals, full.
Parentage: Bicentennial x Sofie Michiels.
Zus Liebregts - No. 6106 (Buiting 2006)
COROLLA is three quarter flared with smooth petal margins; opens violet (84A); matures light violet (84B); 18mm (11/16) long x 16mm (5/8) wide
SEPALS are half down, tips reflexed; pink (62C) tipped green upper surface; light pink (62B) tipped green lower surface; 26mm (1) long x 11mm (7/16) wide
TUBE is pink (62C); medium length & thickness; 21mm (13/16) long x 6mm (1/4) wide
STAMENS extend 13mm (1/2) beyond the corolla; violet (75A) filaments & anthers
PISTIL extends 22mm (7/8) beyond the corolla; pale lavender (65D) style; pale yellow (2D) stigma
BUD is ovate
FOLIAGE: dark green (137A) upper surface; medium green (138A) lower surface
Leaves are 50mm (2) long x 26mm (1) wide, lanceolate shaped, serrate edges, acute tips and acute bases
Veins, stems & branches are green
PARENTAGE: Bicentennial x Sofie Michiels
Lax upright or stiff trailer
Makes good stiff trailer
Prefers overhead filtered light, cool climate
Best bloom color in filtered light
Tested three years in Veldhoven, The Netherlands
Distinguished by bloom & foliage combination.
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|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|