xBrigandra ‘Glen Affric’

xBrigandra ‘Glen Affric’.1998, IR98518, Maureen and Brian Wilson, Scotland, UK. (Briggsia muscicola x Opithandra primuloides ). Cross made May, 1994, planted September, 1994, and first flowered August, 1995, and May, 1996. Plant is sterile, and only reproducible vegetatively. Plant grows vigorously, forming a rosette approximately 24 cm in diameter in second year. Hairy leaves are apple green, 7-10 cm long, 5-6 cm wide with 4 cm petiole, elliptic with acute tip and cuneate base, margin serrate. Green calyx, split, 7 mm long, peduncle 10-12 cm long, pedicel 3-4 cm long, with 1-5 flowers per pedicel. Corolla salverform but with more parallel sides and slight swelling at base of tube, approximately 3 cm long, I cm in diameter. Corolla tube cream, with ivory beneath, paler above with mauve-lilac striping. Petals splashed above with mauve-lilac, becoming heavily mottled in throat, retaining hint of parallel lines.

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