‘South Orange’

NameSynonym ofRegister numberRegistrant
'South Orange'SRL-Sch-XXXX-1204
HybridizerCountryHybridizer referenceName giver
RHS WisleyEngland
Name yearGroupGrowth habitSeedling/Sport
TRUNseedling
Pod parentPollen parentPollination yearColor
pod parent unknownpollen parent unknownred
Color temperature sensitiveFlower formFlower lengthFlower width
Petal formRecurvedStamen colorStyle color
Fruit colorFruit edgedFlower descriptionPhylloclades length
flowers are a deep reddish-orange with a flat bloom. The Wisely Trials of 1977 describe the flowers as RHS 47C flushed RHS 47B. Throat and base are silvery white flushed with a light red purple RHS 66B. Tube is white. Flowers are 5 cm. in length, 5 cm. in diameter. Said to be a late bloomer.
Phylloclades widthPhylloclades formReferenceComments
CSJNSW December 1983; Wisleydark green dentate phylloclades average 4.5 cm. in length. Growth habit is spreading and eventually pendant. RHS Wisely supplied this plant to the Australian Botanical Gardens in 1969. Possibly a US cultivar. Edwin B. Hoare referred to it as 'Vermilion Rose'. This is likely the 'South Orange' that features in many of Edwin B. Hoare's cultivars and definitely not the Griffin cultivar.
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