Sinningia ‘Hector’s Kaleidosope’
Sinningia ‘Hector’s Kaleidosope’, 2017, IR171382, hybridized by Hector Wong, HI. (S. ‘Snezhana’ x S. ‘Baikhovi Chintz’). Cross made 11/05/2014, planted 12/05/2014, and first flowered 06/09/2015. Reproducible only vegetatively. Miniature S. speciosa growth habit, basal rosette with 0.5 in stem. Leaves green, 2 in long, 1.5 in wide, with 0.25 in petiole, orbicular with cordate base, crenate margin, rounded tip, bullate, hairy. Calyx split, green, 0.25 in long. Pedicel 2.5 in long with 1 flower per axil. Corolla peloric, upright with radial symmetry 1.5 in long x 2 in wide, blend of white, pink and blue. Outside of the flower is pure white with purple lines only on the tube. Inside the flower has 4 color sections – background pink with thin purple lines, 0.5 in dark ring between tube and petals, 0.25 in purple inner edge, and thin white ruffled outer edge.