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Philotheca 'Winter Rouge'

Philotheca myoporoides 'Winter Rouge'

ACRA 1584

Applicant: Evan Clucas, Wandin North Victoria (on behalf of ANPS)

Date (when first selected or introduced): First selected in September 2000

Origin: Selected from a range of spontaneous seedlings derived from a collection of stock plants.

Description: Bushy shrub to about 1.5 metres high by a similar width. Leaves to 1 cm wide by 5 cm long.

Flowers: late winter to spring, pink buds opening to white flowers approximately 2 cm in diameter. The underside of the petals displays a diffuse pink colouration, predominantly on the midrib.

Foliage Colour: deep green

Colour Coding RHS Colour Chart 1995 :

Flowers: Buds Red-Purple Group 67a; outer petals Red-Purple Group 69c
Leaves (upper surface): Green Group 137a

Comparators: the closest known comparator is Philotheca myoporoides 'Profusion'.

Reasons for distinctiveness: Philotheca myoporoides 'Winter Rouge' differs notably from Philotheca myoporoides 'Profusion' by the presence of distinctive pink buds and the generally smaller stature.

Accepted for Registration: 9 November 2016