Streptocarpus ‘Davies Royal Purple’

Streptocarpus ‘Davies Royal Purple’, 2019, IR191450, hybridized by Jordan Fenerty Cunningham, Calgary, Canada. (S. ‘Bristol’s Ice Castle’ x S. ‘Dibley’s Harlequin Lace’). Cross made 01.12.2018, seeds planted 03.18.2018, first flowered 11.15.2018. Fertile. Reproducible only vegetatively. Basal rosette, large. Leaves medium green, 8 in long, 5 in wide, elliptic with rounded tip and crenate margin. Calyx split, medium green, 0.3 in long. Pedicel 1.6 in long with 2-4 flowers per axil. Corolla salverform, 2.5 in long, 2.5 in wide, frilly, two tone royal purple, paler upper petals with light fantasy, white throat and stripes, pale reverse of the blossom gives an appearance of an edge.

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