Year Introduced: 2009
Another beautiful cultivar from the Monnier stable, in delicious white and lilac with pink. A natural trailer, self branching and plenty of flowers. This video clip from 2008 shows its hybridizer, Ron Monnier, talking about it and his other wonderful introductions from that year.
Tube: Quite long, medium thickness, yellowish white 158A.
Sepals: White 155B above, tipped apple green 145B, pink 54D below, fully up, tips recurved.
Corolla: Unfading light violet 84C splashed pink 54D, 1/2 flared, smooth incurved petal edges.
Foliage: Medium green 137C.
Parentage: Celebration x Drama Girl.
DebRons Tonii Nicole No 6982 (Monnier, 2009)
COROLLA: half flared; smooth turned under margins; opens and matures light violet (84C) splashed pink (54D); 27mm (1 1/16") long x 23mm (7/8") wide
PETALOIDS: Same color as corolla; 17mm (5/8") long x 12mm (7/16") wide
SEPALS: fully up, tips recurved; white (155B) tipped apple green (145B) upper surface; pink (54D) lower surface; 40mm (1 9/16") long x 16mm (5/8") wide
TUBE: yellowish white (158A); medium length and thickness; 12mm (7/16") long x 8mm (5/16") wide
STAMENS extend 18mm (11/16") beyond the corolla; pink (55C) filaments; dark red (46A) anthers
PISTIL extends 12mm (7/16") beyond the corolla; white (155B) style; pale yellow (158B) stigma
BUD is ovate
FOLIAGE is medium green (137C) upper surface; medium green (139C) lower surface
Leaves are 52mm (2 1/16") long x 32mm (1 1/4") wide; cordate shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, cordate bases
Veins are medium green (139C), stems are light green (142B), branches are light apple green (145B)
PARENTAGE: Celebration x Drama Girl
Makes good basket
Prefers overhead filtered light
Best bloom and foliage color in bright light
Tested 3 years in Woodburn, Oregon, USA
Distinguished by early bloom, blossom color and shape, profuse blooms.
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|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|