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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Brouwer, Frank, (NL)
Year Introduced: 1985
Height 60cm
Spread 75cm


Absolutely gorgeous in hanging basket displays. Not widely available, or easy. Sensitive to overwatering and needs early pinching. A challenge, perhaps best for more experienced growers.

Tube: Neyron rose 55B.

Sepals: Light neyron rose 55D above, carmine rose 52C below, horizontal, recurved.

Corolla: Beetroot 71A, hot pink 38A base, matures ruby red 61B, neyron rose & vermilion 41C, 1/2 flared. (Appears wine red with salmon pink base and deeper wine red edging to the petals.)

Foliage: Mid green.

Parentage: Checkerboard x Papa Bluess.

AFS 1858, NKvF 1385

HENDRIKJE STOFFELS - No. 1858 (Brouwer, 1985)

Double. Trailer

Bell shaped to half flared 32mm (1 1/4) long x 47mm (1 7/8) wide COROLLA opens beetroot purple (71A) with azalea pink (38A) base; maturing from ruby red (61B) to neyron rose (55B) with vermillion (41C) stains

Half up 48mm (1 7/8) long x 16mm (5/8) wide SEPALS are light ney- ron rose (55D) on the upper surface, carmine rose (52C) on the lower surface; tips are re- curved

Proportionately long neyron rose (55B) TUBE is medium thick

STAMENS extend 16mm (5/8) below corolla with light neyron rose fila- ments and anthers

PISTIL extends 19mm (3/4) below corolla with crimson (52A) style and pale orange (159B) stigma

Pointed BUD

FOLIAGE is lettuce green (144A) on the upper surface, darker (147D) on the lower surface with 92mm (3 5/8) long x 68mm (2 5/8) wide cordate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases

Veins are green, stems and branches red

PARENTAGE: Checkerboard x Papa Bleuss

Natural trailer

Will make a good basket

Prefers full sun in a cool climate

Best bloom color in bright light

Certificate of Hon- or, Dutch Committee of Inspection, Aalsmeer, Holland

Early pinching and good propagation needed, not an easy cultivar

Tested 3 years in Arnhem, Holland and introduced in 1983

Dis- tinguished by the combination of dark purple and orange stains in corolla color.

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