‘Birds and Bees’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberRegistrant
'Birds and Bees'SRL-Sch-XXXX-0097
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Gerhard BuysSouth Africa
Name yearTypeGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
mothers Day'unknownfuchsia
Color temperature sensitiveFlower formFlower lengthFlower widthDistributor
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades length
flowers exhibit S. × reginae traits in the flower form. The large fuchsia pink flower shades to magenta red on the outer petal edges. The petals are long having a width of 0.9-1.0 cm in width. Tube is white, pistil is magenta, filaments are white, anthers have bright yellow pollen. Flowers have long petals. Open flower form while not recurving in the front petals show little to no reflex.
Phylloclades widthPhylloclades formReferenceComments
plant exhibit S. × reginae traits in an extra appeal dentation. The original cultivar hung outside in the garden and was often visited by hummingbirds and insects, hence the choice of name. 'Birds and Bees' is highly disease resistant. 2019.
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