Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: Prostanthera 'Kallista Pink' is a naturally occurring deep pink flowering form of the Prostanthera lasianthos selected from a plant growing in the Dandenong Ranges in Victoria. It was originally selected by Mr L Henry. Cultivar received by the Authority 9 December 1979. Applicant: W R and G M Elliott of "Stringybarks", Belfast Road, Montrose, Victoria.
DESCRIPTION: This cultivar has deep clear pink flowers borne in profusion. The shrub grows from 4 to 5m tall by plus/minus 3m wide. All other features of the plant are as for P. lasianthos.
CULTIVATION NOTES: This cultivar has been in cultivation for approximately 8 years and has proved very reliable in the near vicinity of Melbourne.
COLOUR CODE: RHS Colour Chart 1966.
petal tips: near red purple group 65A.
base of corolla tube: red purple group 65D.
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC192; CBG7911332
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 23 July 1980