‘Russ Driskill’

HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Dolly KölliUSAK104Ruud Tropper
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
2022ORSSseedling
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
'Popponesset''Jochen'pink
Color temperature sensitiveFlower formFlower lengthFlower width
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades length
large, open, slightly zygomorphic flowers have white centers suffusing to a carmine pink tips typical of the orssichiana species. Backs of petals exhibit a light yellow central stripe, not uncommon in S, orssichiana. Tube is short and white. Filaments are white with yellow anthers. The magenta-pink stigma is multi-lobed, typical for the species. Pericarpels (pods) are angular.
Phylloclades widthPhylloclades formReferenceComments
SRL Registrationthis orssichiana cultivar is unique because of its upright growth habit in contrast to the other ORSS forms which are a cascading in habit. Phylloclades are large, typical for the species. The orssichiana trait for extra apical dentition is also found in 'Russ Driskill'.
GrowerDistributor
Ruud Tropper
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