Echinopsis Hybrid 'Konigin Luise'
Specimen Size: 2.5" tall by 3" in diameter.
Echinopsis hybrid 'Königin Luise' has a 5"+ diameter bloom inner petals pink colored, rose near base, faint yellow-gold mid stripe,short, wide & pinched petal tips. Next two rows same but with a slightly wider yellow-gold mid stripe and increasingly longer petals. Outer petals are longer, slightly more narrow with a wide yellow-gold mid stripe and faint rose-pink edges. Back petals are longer slightly re curving with yellow-gold with a greenish overlay on some petals. Yellow stamens with cream to white anthers, pistil is greenish with a light green stigma. Growth is compact semi-columnar, multi-ribbed growth, dark green to brownish colored stem growth. A cross of 'Stars and Stripes' x 'Impulse'. Hybridized by Christine Spiegel.
Notes : On some blooms this variety can get varying amounts of blotches in pink-rose coloration on outer petal tips. 'Königin Luise' translates from German to mean "Queen Luise'.