Year Introduced: 2007
Attractive and free flowering, with arching stems laden with stunning blooms, a tempting addition to any collection.
Tube: Light magenta, short.
Sepals: Magenta, held fully up and slightly recurved completely hiding the tube.
Corolla: Purple red, fully and widely flared.
Foliage: Darkish mid green.
Parentage: Roesse Lupus x Reg Gubler.
Roesse Aristilius No 6678 (Roes, 2007)
COROLLA: Full flared, smooth petal margins; opens purple (71A) and pink (62C); matures reddish purple (72B) and pink (62C); 18mm (11/16") long x 20mm (3/4") wide
SEPALS: fully up tips recurved; magenta (63A) upper and lower surfaces; 31mm (1 1/4") long x 8mm (5/16") wide
TUBE: magenta (63A); medium length, thick; 12mm (7/16") long x 3mm (1/8") wide
STAMENS extend 20mm (3/4") beyond the corolla; magenta (68A) filaments; dark reddish purple (60B) anthers
PISTIL extends 39mm (1 1/2") beyond the corolla; pink (62C) style; pale pink (62D) stigma
BUD is ovate, pointed
FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) upper surface; medium green (137D) lower surface
Leaves are 54mm (2 1/8") long x 26mm (1") wide; ovate shaped, serrulate edges, acute tips, rounded bases. Veins, stems and branches are red
PARENTAGE: Roesse Lupus x Reg Gubler
Makes good basket
Prefers overhead filtered light, cool climate
Best bloom color in filtered light
Tested 3 years in Knegsel, The Netherlands
Distinguished by bloom color.
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|