Tantalising
 
Classification:
3 W-O[ Small-Cupped ]
Season:
Early to Mid-Season
Height:
Dwarf - less than 32.5 cm (12.8 in)
Hybridizer:
Malcolm Wheeler

Malcolm Wheeler
, South Island, New Zealand
Registered:
Yes, 2008
Pollen Parent: 
9 W-RQ21-2-03 Seedling
Seedling Num:
M69a-7
Descendants:
None
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Comments:

Fl. 39 mm wide; perianth segments 17 mm long, oblong, very broad, squarish at apex, slightly truncate, prominently mucronate, opening creamy white, becoming clearer white, spreading, plane to a little concave, smooth and of heavy substance, overlapping half or more; the inner segments narrower, blunt at apex, less prominently mucronate; corona 4 mm long, bowl-shaped, lightly ribbed, orange, mouth expanded, even, with rim entire.

Origin of Name:

Named because when it first flowered, tantalising was the thoughts of the Malroze team.