Year Introduced: 2012
Flowers freely, in a mix of shocking flamingo pink and claret. Beautiful and eye-catching.
Tube: Light coral 38A and red 46C, long & thick.
Sepals: Dark red 47A above, dark orange red 34A below, fully down, reflexed.
Corolla: Orange 29A edged pink 62A, matures red purple 67A, unflared.
Foliage: Dark green, deep purple veins and stems.
Parentage: (Göttingen x Our Ted) x (Göttingen x Our Ted).
AFS 8166, NKvF 5015
Strike the Viol No 8166 (De Cooker 2013)
COROLLA: unflared, smooth petal margins; opens orange (29A) edged pink (62A); matures reddish purple (67A); 8mm (5/16") long x 6mm (1/4") wide
SEPALS are full down, tips reflexed; dark red (47A) upper surface; dark orange red (34A) lower surface; 15mm (9/16") long x 7mm (1/4") wide
TUBE is light coral (38A) and red (46C); long and thick; 34mm (1 3/8") long x 11mm (7/16") wide
STAMENS do not extend beyond the corolla; light orange (39C) filaments; light yellow (4C) anthers
PISTIL extends 1mm (1/16") beyond the corolla; coral (39B) style; orangy red (39A) stigma
BUD is triphylla shaped
FOLIAGE is dark green (147A) upper surface; very dark purple (187A) lower surface
Leaves are 67mm (2 5/8") long x 39mm (1 1/2") wide, elliptic shaped, serrate and wavy edges, acute tips, rounded bases
Veins, stems and branches are red
PARENTAGE: (Göttingen x Our Ted) x (Göttingen x Our Ted)
Makes good upright
Prefers overhead filtered light
Best bloom and foliage color in filtered light
Tested 8 years in Ohé en Laak, The Netherlands
Nomination by N.K.v.F as recommendable cultivar
Distinguished by leaf and flower color contrast.
Strike The Viol
Hybridiser: M. de Cooker 2012 NL
Seed Parent: Göttingen x Our Ted
Pollen Parent: Göttingen x Our Ted
NKvF number: 5015
AFS number: 8166
Approval Number: 120207
Flower: single, hanging from a solid neutral and winding stem, orange / pink, 47mm.
Flower Tube: curved bell shape, diameter round, orange pink 38A and 46C orange, blush and dark stripes, 34x11mm.
Sepals: stand down completely symmetrical four sides, top and sectional plane, color exterior and top red 47A, 34A inside orange, 15x7mm.
Petals: closed top, bottom view square, not outstanding, the petals are diamond shaped with a tip, color base and periphery orange 29A, 62A outskirts pink, 8x6mm.
Filaments: pink, 4 long and 4 short and angled inwards standing stamens, 6x5mm.
Style: pink, 42mm.
Stigma: Red, clavate.
Flowering: rich bunch.
Bud: triphyllas shape, point sideways, angular diameter, normally open top.
Berry: elongated and dark red, 18x11mm.
Leaf: elliptical shape, top striker foot rounded edge slightly serrated and corrugated appearance matt, rough, corrugated and lumpy veins deepens, color dark green top, bottom, midrib, veins and petiole red.
Growth habit: erect.
Cultivation Method: bush for filtered light, best color in the penumbra.
Smooth, self branching F. triphyllas hybrid is bushier with 1x tops. Plant with a beautiful leaf / flower contrast and separate hue in the flowers. This is a cultivar nominated by the NKvF.
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|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H1c (Min 5°C to 10°C)||#|