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|Des & Merriel Ellery
|petals are peachy rose with silvery white center stripes. Lower petals are less silvery with pale rosy throats. Upper petals are narrow lanceolate with pointed tips. Lower petals narrow elliptic with acute pointed tips. Tube is 3 cm., very pale silvery rose. Flower length is 8 cm. Upper width is 5.5 cm. and lower width is 7 cm. Ovary receptacle is 0.7 cm., small upturned, five ribbed, pale olive green. Flower shape is normal to reverse umbrella. Flowers in July (Australia). Des Ellery description: apricot color, star shaped flowers with pointed tips. Color ranges from peachy rose to light orange. (two colours on the same plant).
|Des Ellery Note Card B24; E.B. Hoare Notes A6-6-2; McM&H 1995: 124
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