Year Introduced: 2014
A striking new entry to the triphylla group, which overwinters well. Another beauty from Mario, clusters of large, tubular, bell shaped flowers in dramatic orange and red. Self branching bush.
Tube: Orange 50A, long, and flaring to a bell shape at the corolla end.
Sepals: Orange 50A, fully down, broad, short, pointed and flat.
Corolla: Rosy red 51A, short diamond shaped petals, 1/4 flared.
Parentage: Strike the Viol x (Göttingen x Our Ted).
AFS 8543, NKvF 7035
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Hybridiser: M. de Cooker 2014 NL
Seed parent: Strike The Viol
Pollen parent: Göttingen x Our Ted
NKvF number: 7035
AFS number: 8543
Approval Number: 140 204
Flower: single, hanging from a solid neutral stem, orange / pink red, 45mm.
Flower Tube: bell shape, angular diameter, orange-50A, 32x10mm.
Sepals: stand down completely symmetrical four-sided, top down, section plane, whole orange color 50A, 12x8mm.
Petals: bell-shaped crown, bottom view square and separate, outstanding quarter, the petals are diamond shaped with a tip, whole pink color red 51A, 8x7mm.
Filament: pink, four long and four short stamens, 6-4mm.
Style: pink, 50mm.
Stigma: pink, lobed.
Flowering: rich bunch.
Flowering time: usual.
Bud: triphylla type, circular cross section, normally open top.
Berry: long and red.
Leaf: egg shape, top blunt foot peak, edge slightly serrated, looks shiny, velvety and lumpy veins deepens, color dark green top, bottom spring green, midrib, veins and petiole red.
Growth habit: upright.
Growing Method: bush for filtered light, best color in filtered light.
Special features: self branching, strong F. triphylla hybrid with beautiful dark red foliage and red flowers. Propagate and wintered easy. This is a cultivar nominated by the NKvF.
|Certificates & Nominations||NKvF RC|
|Large (4.5 - 6cm)||#|
|H1c (Min 5°C to 10°C)||#|