Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
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