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Streptocarpus‘Akashi’. 2001, IR01746, T. Okuto, Japan. < [(johannis x meyeri) x ‘ Monarch’ hybrid pale pink] x [fasciatus x (‘ Black Panther’ x unknown white)]> x [(baudertii x unknown red) x (meyeri x ‘ Black Panther”)]. Cross made Oct, 28, 1995, planted Mar. 13, 1995 and first flowered July 7, 1997. Leaves hairy, green, 24 cm long x 8 cm wide, linear with serrate margin, acute tip and cuneate base. Calyx split, green with purple tip, 5 mm long. 3 flowers per peduncle. Corolla salverform, 60 mm long x 45 mm wide, white ground color, stippled with red purple over the corolla lobes , sometimes fused into solid color on upper lobes.