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Fred Shephard

TUBE

  • Tube color : red (52A)
  • Tube shape : short thin, narrows at base
  • Tube dimensions : 8mm long x 4mm wide

SEPALS

  • Sepal color upper : red (52A)
  • Sepal color lower :creped red (52A)
  • Sepal shape :horizontal
  • Sepal tips :paler recurved
  • Sepal dimensions :25mm long x 7mm wide

COROLLA

  • Corolla opening color : purple (83C), light rose (73B) at base veined red (52A)
  • Corolla mature color :dark violet (87A), light rose (73B) at base veined red (52A)
  • Corolla shape : straight
  • Corolla silhouette : no flare
  • Petal margins : turned under
  • Corolla dimensions :13mm long x 10mm wide
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STAMENS and PISTIL

  • Stamens : 7mm below corolla
  • Filaments : red (52A)
  • Anthers : red (52A)
  • Pistil : 13mm below corolla
  • Style : red (52A)
  • Stigma : cream

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Flower : single
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  • Flower bud : Ovate
  • Habitus : small lax upright, stiff trailer, standard or pyramid
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  • Light/Climate : full sun
  • Optimal light conditions : bright light
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  • Year (of registration) : 1996
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  • Breeder : Holmes Ron
  • Country : United Kingdom
  • Tested : 5 years in Edenbridge, Kent and Southern England UK and to be introduced in 1997
  • Distinguished by : appears disease free, profuse blooms
  • AFS : 3514
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FOLIAGE

  • Foliage color upper side : medium green (137C)
  • Foliage color lower side : light olive green (148B)
  • Leaf dimensions : 32mm long x 19mm wide
  • Leaf shape : lanceolate
  • Leaf margin : serrate (coarsely toothed)
  • Leaf tip : acute
  • Leaf base : rounded
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  • Veins : Veins are light green
  • Stems : dull red
  • Branches : dull red