*COMPLEMENTARY COLORS (Stamile,P)TET
9569 [(Passion For Red X Crimson Sheen) X (Passion For Red x Hearts Of
Fire)] 26” ERe. fr. emo. Ev. 5” x 2½” x 2”. 5-way branching. 30
buds. Not since the first time I saw CHRISTMAS IS have I seen a more dramatic
color combination of the complementary colors red and green. Almost a primary
red here with a large citron green throat. Some visitors unabashedly pronounced
it “the best red they had seen in Florida”. I do not know about that but
it is the clearest brightest red I have done to date, having very little
orange, yellow or blue blended into the color. I believe this is from the
dose of TET WHEN I DREAM on both sides that contribute to marvelous clarity.
WHEN I DREAM is a red with a white base.
breeder for clear reds, I have crossed COMPLEMENTARY COLORS heavily with
edges last year hoping to capture both the large green throat and a large
green edge along with the clear red color. Only time will tell if I will
show flower with wonderful flower presentation and multiple blooms on well
branched scapes with no crowding. Easily fertile both ways.