Sinningia ‘Bud’s Dale Marie’
Sinningia ‘Bud’s Dale Marie’, 2018, IR181406, hybridized by Brandon W. Erikson, NE. (S. ‘Bud’s Raspberry Beret’ x S. ‘Bud’s Pompeii Princess’). Cross made 12.13.2016, planted 01.15.2017, and first flowered 04.20.2017. Fertile, reproducible only vegetatively. Miniature to compact growth habit, stem length 4-8 cm. Leaves medium to dark green with a medium red back, 6-8 cm long, 3-4 cm wide, with 1 cm petiole, orbicular with cordate base, crenate margin and rounded tip, bullate, hairy. Calyx split, green, 5 mm long. Pedicel 4-5 cm with 1-2 flowers per axil. Corolla salverform 4-5 cm long x 2.5-3 cm wide, bright dark magenta with yellow throat with veins that extend into petals. Compact growth with short internodes, leaves are heavily crenate and very hairy.