Streptocarpus ‘Designer Genes’

Streptocarpus ‘Designer Genes‘. 2007, IR071037, N. Block, IL. (‘X-ray Vision’ x ‘Bristol’s Lipstick’). Cross made Dec. 17, 2005, planted Feb. 23, 2006 and first flowered Dec. 3, 2006. Fertile but reproducible only vegetatively. Large rosette. Leaves slightly bullate, medium green, 7 in. long x 2 ½ in. wide, linear with slightly serrate margin, acute tip and cuneate base. Calyx split. Peduncle 4 in. tall with 3-4 flowers. Corolla salverform, 2 in. long x 2 in. wide, bright purple with darker lines and netting on all petals, feathered edges, and sunny yellow lines from throat

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