Year Introduced: 1991
Self branching, very free flowering tricolour. Naturally trailing, useful for all types of hanging displays. Flowers over a long period. This is a poor photo.
Tube: Pink 48C, long & slender.
Sepals: Cream 159D above, pale pink 56C below, green tips, horizontal, so strongly recurved they look fully up, slightly twisted.
Corolla: Opens violet 77B, matures light red purple 73A, unflared.
Foliage: Medium green.
Parentage: Longfellow x Iceberg.
AFS 2793, NKvF 2268
DELTAS FELLOW - No. 2793 (J.C. vant Westeinde/Gebr. vant Westeinde, 1991)
Nonflaring 27-33mm (1 1/16-1 1/8") long x 28mm (1 1 /8") wide COROLLA opens violet (77B) maturing to light red purple (73A) with smooth petal edges
Horizontally held 45mm (1 3/4") long x 10mm (3/8") wide SEPALS are cream (159D) on the upper surface, pale pink (56C) on the lower surface with green recurved tips
Proportionately long thin 30-40mm (1 1/8-1 5/8") long x 3-4mm (1/8") wide TUBE is pink (48C)
STAMENS extend 3-4mm beyond corolla with pink (55C) filaments and pale yellow (4D) anthers
PISTIL extends 0-20mm (0-3/4") beyond corolla with light pink (55D) style and cream (158C) stigma
Pointed elongated BUD
FOLIAGE is medium green (137B) on the upper surface, medium green (138B) on the lower surface with 45-55mm (1 3/4-2 1/8") long x 14-23mm (1/2-7/8") wide lanceolate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and bases
Veins, stems and branches are magenta (68A/B)
PARENTAGE: Longfellow x Iceberg
Self branching natural trailer
Prefers overhead filtered light in a cool climate with best bloom color in filtered light
Award of Merit, VKC Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
Tested 3 years in The Netherlands and introduced in 1987
Distinguished by: profuse longlasting blooms, bloom color.
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