Passionale
 
Classification:
2 W-P[ Large-Cupped ]
Season:
Mid-Season
Height:
Standard - 32.5 to 67.5 cm (12.8 to 26.6 in)
Registered:
Yes, 1956
Registrant:
Frederick E. Board
Awards:
This plant earned the Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for garden decoration or use (whether for open garden or under glass). The award is only given following a period of assessment. Assessment can take place in one or more of the following ways: 1) Trials at one of the Society’s Gardens or at some other venue; 2) Visits to specialist collections; 3) Round-table discussions drawing on the collective expertise and experience of Committee members, with the opportunity to call on further specialists when necessary.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1993.
AGM
1993; This plant earned the First Class Certificate (FCC).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for exhibition

*Award made after trial.

Qualified for cultivation in pots, Pans or bowls

Trial held at The RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, UK..

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1976.
*FCC(p)
1976; This plant earned the First Class Certificate (FCC).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants of outstanding excellence for exhibition

*Award made after trial.

Qualified for garden decoration

Trial held at The RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, UK..

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1971.
*FCC(g)
1971; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants which are of great merit for exhibition

*Award made after trial.

Qualified for garden decoration

Trial held at The RHS Garden, Wisley, Surrey, UK..

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1963.
*AM(g)
1963; This plant earned the Award of Merit (AM).

Given on the recommendation of Committees to plants which are of great merit for exhibition

Qualified as a show flower.

Awarded by the Royal Horticultural Society in 1957.
AM(e)
1957;
Special Classes:
ADS Classics
Chromosomes:
28
Fertility:
Both Seed and Pollen fertile
Used as parent:
21 times as seed, 15 times as pollen
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Comments:

Fl. 102 mm wide; perianth segments broadly ovate, blunt, mucronate, spreading, plane or very slightly concave, smooth, overlapping half; the inner segments more narrowly ovate, acute, slightly inflexed; corona funnel-shaped, light yellowish pink, mouth expanded, finely ribbed, a little frilled, rim slightly flanged, crenate.