‘Purple Janus’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberRegistrant
'Purple Janus'SRL-Sch-2020-0005Vera Shekh
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
unknownBrazilVera Shekh / Miranda van Heden
Name yearTypeGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownfuchsia
Color temperature sensitiveFlower formFlower lengthFlower widthDistributor
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades length
Yesthe flowers are 6-7 cm in length, 4-5 cm in width. Colouration is either a solid deep fuchsia or chimeric exhibiting a harlequin pattern of deep fuchsia and white on petals. This can be coloured margins, broad bands and some solid coloured petals on a mainly white flower. Harlequin flower are larger and exhibit an open form. The solid coloured flowers are slightly smaller and exhibit more reflex. Stamens are pale yellow. Styles are white on harlequin flowers and solid magenta on the solid coloured flowers. Stigmas are white on both flower colourations.5
Phylloclades widthPhylloclades formReferenceComments
4dentatethis is a very unique cultivar. The almost square phylloclades have attractive curved horn-like dentition on the apex and also on the sides. Some phylloclades are almost crenate in form.The colour variation exhibited by the flowers and the attractive growth pattern makes this a deserving addition to any collection. Unfortunately, the original cultivar source of this ‘sport’ has not been determined.
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