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|pod parent unknown
|pollen parent unknown
|upper petals have silvery bases suffusing through crimson to deep carmine rose. Lower petals exhibit larger silvery centers suffusing deep carmine rose. Upper petals lanceolate with obtuse tips. Lower petals spatulate with broad obtuse tips. Tube is very pale silvery carmine rose. Flower length 8 cm. Width 3.5 cm. Tube length 3.5 cm. Ovary receptacle 1.2 cm. elongated, upturned, pear shape, apple green with a reddish hue where it joins the segment. Flowers are a normal winged to butterfly shape. Flowering late April to late May (Australia).
|E.B. Hoare Notes: A6-3-3; McM&H 1995: 136
|thought to have been named by Adrian Roberts of Classic Winds Nursery (Edwin B. Hoare). Also known as Robert's Bicolour No. 1.
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