Pusa Centenary is an induced mutant of cv. Thai Chen Queen.
It is a vigorous growing variety (55-60 cm tall) that produces luxuriant growth.
The yellow coloured flowers are 12-15 cm in diameter.
It takes 100-110 days to bloom and the blooms remain fresh for 20-24 days. The blooms are mildly fragrant and are suitable for cut flower production.
Highly suitable for commercial cut flower production
|Plant ht. (cm)||59.60|
|Pl. spread (cm)||40.60|
|No. of branches||5.20|
|No. of leaves/branch||79.30|
|Leaf length (cm)||6.80|
|Leaf width (cm)||5.80|
|Length of petiole (cm)||1.40|
|No. of flowers||65.30|
|Flower bud dia. (cm)||2.50|
|Flower dia. (cm)||9.80|
|Pedicle length (cm)||11.20|
|Ray floret length (cm)||4.50|
|Ray floret width (cm)||1.60|
|Flower colour||Main colour- Light greenish yellow (3D)|
It is an open pollinated seedling of cv. Lalpari.
Plant attains a height of 58 cm with a good spread of 50 cm.
Plant bears semi double medium sized flowers (3.8 cm) with orange red ray florets and yellow disc.
The inflorescence is corymb and flowers are borne at almost same height. The flowers stay for longer duration (48 days) under field conditions.
The plant is of upright growth habit, very sturdy and branches do not droop down.
No pinching and staking.
|Plant ht. (cm)||57.56|
|Pl. spread (cm)||50.27|
|No. of branches||7.86|
|No. of leaves/branch||21.53|
|Leaf length (cm)||8.20|
|Leaf width (cm)||5.36|
|Length of petiole (cm)||3.62|
|Days from transplanting to flowering||111.77|
|No. of flowers||244.08|
|Flower bud dia. (cm)||0.98|
|Flower dia. (cm)||3.82|
|Pedicle length (cm)||8.29|
|Flowering shoot length (cm)||18.91|
|Duration of flowering (days)||48.44|
|Ray floret length (cm)||1.92|
|Ray floret width (cm)||0.66|