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Hybridiser: van den Bergh, GJ, (NL)
Year Introduced: 1994
Height 55cm
Spread 68cm


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)

Single. Trailer

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

Triphylla-type bloom

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
Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
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