‘Raining Violets’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberRegistrant
'Raining Violets'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1027
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Dolly KölliUSADolly Kölli
Name yearTypeGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Cape Cod'S. orssichiana1984mallow (Beetroot)
Color temperature sensitiveFlower formFlower lengthFlower widthDistributor
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades length
flower is bicolor, shocking pink with lavender hints and white centers having yellow showing on the reverse sides of lower tepals and occasionally on the faces. This trait is occasionally seen in other Queens (Horobin). Flower length 9.6–10.2 cm. Petal count is 22. Extra petaloids found along the fat, strongly bent tubes above 4–5-angled narrow ovaries. Pale pinkish-white filaments, yellow anthers and pollen with a fuchsia stigma hidden among anthers. Pods ripen whitish pink.
Phylloclades widthPhylloclades formReferenceComments
McM&H 1995: 113; Süpplie 2005: 260; description information provided by Rudi Dorsch and Ruud Tropper from Dolly Kölli's Notes/Journals.sibling to 'Sugarplum'. Was named for its color and weeping habit. Cross done using 60 day old frozen pollen.
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