‘Laterne’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberRegistrant 
'Laterne'SRL-Sch-XXXX-0598
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver 
Alfred GräserGermany
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport 
RUSSseedling
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor 
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownpurple
Flower classFlower formColor compositionFlower size 
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color 
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades length 
symmetrical, pendant flowers are red purple (RHS 63A) changing to silvery white, flushed with a purple red (RHS 78B) at the base. McMillan & Horobin (page 109) cite the overall color as a variable ruby ranging from RHS 60A to RHS 64A. Flower length is 5.7 - 6.4 cm. with a diameter of 7.6 cm. Pink filaments support greyish, pollen coated anthers. A dark magenta-red style with dark magenta-pink stigma extends well beyond the anthers.
Phylloclades widthPhylloclades formReferenceComments 
Gartenwelt 58: 55–56 with photo; Wisleydull, dark green, flat, crenate phylloclades are 5 cm. - 5.7 cm. in length. Growth habit is compact, yet pendant.
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