‘Dark Queen’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberRegistrant
'Dark Queen'SRL-Sch-XXXX-0295
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Ruud TropperNetherlands
Name yearTypeGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
S. orssichianayellow flowering S. truncatacherry-red
Color temperature sensitiveFlower formFlower lengthFlower widthDistributor
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades length
free flowering, experimental F2 plant from a cross of siblings. Sibling to 'White Quill'. Repeat bloomer with white flowers infused with pink if grown cool. Hint of a central stripe. Up to 23 petals, bottom heavy (longer lower tepals encircle the upper corolla petals). Flower length 7.4 cm. Tube light pink, slightly bent above 4-angled ovary. Elongated pistil, filaments cream to yellow, anthers yellow. Multiple blooms per segment, flowers closing at night.
Phylloclades widthPhylloclades formReferenceComments
dark pinkish-coral Queen-type flowers suffusing lighter toward the centre. A beautiful sibling of 'Barbara Lenie', 'Frony' and 'Merel'. Yellow flush on the back of tepals. The yellow influence is less noticeable than other siblings from this cross.
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