Streptocarpus ‘Heartland’s Aussie Butterfly’

Streptocarpus ‘Heartland’s Aussie Butterfly’, 2017, IR171361, hybridized by D. Martens, USA, H. Dornbusch, Australia.  (S. ‘Suzie’s Sister’ x S. ‘Harlequin Blue’). Cross made 2011, planted 2012, and first flowered Aug.2012.  Fertile, reproducible only vegetatively. Basal rosette. Leaves dark green with red veining on the back of the leaf, 16cm long, 5.5cm wide, with 2 cm petiole, bullate, linear with cuneate base, crenate margin and acute tip. Calyx split, maroon-green, 3mm long. Pedicel 11 cm long with 3-5 flowers per axil. Corolla salverform, 7cm long, 4 cm wide, bi-color dark purple/yellow with purple netting. Compact size bi-color.

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