‘Orion’

NameWSynonym ofRegister numberRegistrant
'Orion'SRL-Rhi-XXXX-160

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
PKMDenmark

Name yearTypeGrowth habitSeedling/Sport

Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownred

Color temperature sensitiveFlower lengthFlower widthPetal form

RecurvedStamen colorStyle colorFruit color

Fruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades lengthPhylloclades width
flower is quick to open and a soft pink hue with narrow rounded petals (description by Rainbow Gardens). PKM described Orion as a dark red with yellow anthers, cream-colored stigma lobes. There appears to be a controversy regarding the actual description of ‘Orion’.

ReferenceCommentsGrowerDistributor
Illustration: Deutscher Gartenbau, 14/93: 907; Meier 1995: 21pKM described Orion as being a R. × graeseri type. There appears to be a controversy regarding the actual description of 'Orion'.

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