‘Ruth Day’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberRegistrant
'Ruth Day'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1136
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
Kurt PetersenGermanyKurt Petersen
Name yearTypeGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
S. orssichianaS. truncata var. delicatamallow (Beetroot)
Color temperature sensitiveFlower formFlower lengthFlower widthDistributor
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades length
flower is pink with a substantial amount of white in the center. Flower length 9 cm.
Phylloclades widthPhylloclades formReferenceComments
McM&H 1995: 116; Süpplie 2005: 260; Petersen, K. in EPIG 5(2) (1993: 32–33raised from seed in 1986. McMillan & Horobin stated this cultivar was closer to the orssichiana parent than most Queen. Named after the wife of close friend Edi Day.
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