Year Introduced: 1990
This cultivar gives superb displays with its compact trailing growth and numerous blooms, particularly pretty.
Tube: Pale pink 69A striped light rose 68D.
Sepals: Pale pink 49D above, pink 54D below, 1/2 up, reflexed tip.
Corolla: Pale purple 75D, matures violet 75A edged dark red 46A, wavy petal edges, 1/2flared.
Foliage: Mid green.
Parentage: Cloverdale Pearl x Ringwood Market.
AFS 2606, NKvF 4115
EMMA LOUISE - No. 2606 (Horsham, 1990)
Half flared 23mm (7/8") long x 20mm (3/4") wide COROLLA opens pale purple (75D) maturing to violet (75A) edged dark red (46A) with wavy petal edges
15mm (5/8") long x 5mm (1/8") wide PETALOIDS are same color as the corolla
Half up 30mm (1 1/8") long x 10mm (3/8") wide SEPALS are pale pink (49D) on the upper surface, pink (54D) shading darker towards base on the lower surface with green reflexed tips
Proportionately medium 11mm (3/8") long x 5mm (1/8") wide TUBE is pale pink (69A) striped light rose (68D)
STAMENS extend 15mm (5/8") beyond corolla with pink (55C) filaments and pinky white anthers
PISTIL extends 40mm (1 5/8") beyond corolla with off white style and light yellow (2B) stigma
FOLIAGE is light green (130A) on the upper surface, medium green (138B) on the lower surface with 40mm (1 5/8") long x 30mm (1 1/8") wide ovate shaped leaves, serrulate edges, obuse tips and bases
Veins and stems are pale green with reddish brown branches
PARENTAGE: Cloverdale Pearl x Ringwood Market
Self branching small lax upright, standard or stiff basket
Prefers overhead filtered light and is heat tolerant if shaded with best bloom color in filtered light
Cold weather hardy to 40°F
Tested 3 years in N
Distinguished by: profuse continuous blooms.
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