Year Introduced: 1994
With its strong spreading growth, and continuous terminal flowering after initial burst of bloom, this is superb in mixed containers or large hanging baskets.
Tube: Pink 52D, long, flared.
Sepals: Bright orange with salmon pink tips, held 1/2 down and slightly reflexed.
Corolla: Deep orange.
Foliage: Lightish mid green.
Parentage: Göttingen x Regal.
AFS 3475, NKvF 3378
MONTY PYTHON - No. 3475 (van den Bergh, 1996)
Half flared 10mm (3/8) long x 10mm wide COROLLA is orange (32A) with smooth petal edges
Half down 17mm (5/8) long x 7mm (1/4) wide SEPALS are pink (43D) on the upper surface, orange (40C) with reflexed tips
Proportionately medium thickness 30mm (1 1/8) long x 6mm (1/4) wide pink (52D) TUBE is proportionately long
STAMENS extend 1-2mm (1/16) beyond corolla with orange (32C) filaments and yellow orange (20A) anthers
PISTIL extends 5-6mm (1/8-1/4) beyond corolla with orange (32B) style and orange (32A) stigma
Long tubed pointed BUD
FOLIAGE is dark green (139A) on the upper surface, olive green (148A) on the lower surface with 48mm (1 7/8) long x 32mm (1 1/4) wide ovate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases
Veins and stems are green with green/pale red branches
PARENTAGE: Göttingen x Regal
Self branching stiff trailer
Prefers overhead filtered light with best bloom color in filtered light
Award of Merit, VKC 1994, Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
Tested 4 years in Hillegom, The Netherlands and introduced in 1994
Distinguished by: bloom color, corolla shape, trailing triphylla-type
|Other Awards||VKC AM|
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H1c (Min 5°C to 10°C)||#|