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Gateshead Festival

  • Corolla opening color : dark violet (87A)
  • Corolla mature color : violet (84A)
  • Corolla shape : bell shape
  • Corolla silhouette : one quarter flared
  • Petal margins : smooth
  • Corolla dimensions : 32mm long x 32mm wide

  • Petaloid color :
  • Petaloid dimensions :
  • Sepal color upper : dark rose (51A)
  • Sepal color lower : rose (51B)
  • Sepal shape : fully up
  • Sepal tips : recurved
  • Sepal dimensions : 44mm long x 18mm wide

  • Tube color : dark rose (51A)
  • Tube shape : medium
  • Tube dimensions : 13mm long x 8mm wide
  • Stamens : 19mm below corolla
  • Filaments : red (53B)
  • Anthers : dark red (53A)

  • Pistil : 38mm below corolla
  • Style : dark rose (51A)
  • Stigma : amber (162C)
  • Foliage color upper side : medium green (146A)
  • Foliage color lower side : yellowish green (146B)
  • Leaf dimensions : 38mm long x 24mm wide

  • Leaf shape : ovate
  • Leaf edge : serrulate
  • Leaf tip : acute
  • Leaf base : rounded

  • Veins : yellowish green (146C) with lower 1/3 red (53D)
  • Stems : red (53A)
  • Branches : red (53A)
  • Flower : single
  • Flower size :
  • Flower display :
  • Flower bud : Ovate pointed
  • Habitus : small upright, standard or decorative
  • Suitable as :
  • Light/Climate : prefers full sun in a cool climate
  • Optimal light conditions : bright light
  • Remarks :
  • Tested : 2 years in N.E. England UK and introduced by E & T. Ord and Sons
  • Distinguished by : bloom color
  • Named : Chosen by the “Festival” committee to be introduced at the National Garden Festival held in Gateshead in 1990
  • Awards :
  • Habit of growth : Vigorous, upright, floriferous. Makes a good bush and standard. Show potential.
  • Apparent inherited characteristics : Both the petal and sepal colours are identical to those of the immediate seed parent, the sepals being a paler shade. MAYFIELD shares this sepal colour, but the shade is darker than OUR DARLING and paler than GATESHEAD FESTIVAL. Corolla shape is influenced by HERALD ANGELS.
  • AFS : 2676
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