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Hybridiser: Elsman, AJ, (NL)
Year Introduced: 2011

Produces its lovely and unusual flowers freely. These contrast well with the dark foliage to give an eye catching display. Self branching growth.

Unlike most white fuchsias, this one prefers bright light and even tolerates full sun.

Tube: White, faint green bulbous top.

Sepals: White above, pink edge and blush below, green recurved tip, broad, 1/2 down.

Corolla: White with a faint pink flush. 1/4 flared, unusually shaped petals have rounded scalloped edge.

Foliage: Darkish green.

Parentage: Sofie Michiels x WALX Xylofoon.

AFS 7984, NKvF 4937

Arels Nina – No 7984 (Elsman 2012)

Single. Upright

COROLLA: unflared, wavy petal margins, flared shape; opens & matures white (155D); 20mm (3/4") long x 30mm (1 3/16") wide

SEPALS are half down, tips recurved; white, tipped yellowish green (145A) upper surface; white, lightly blushed pink lower surface; 23mm (7/8") long x 9mm (5/16") wide

TUBE is white; short, medium thickness; 20mm (3/4") long x 9mm (5/16") wide

STAMENS extend 5mm (3/16") beyond the corolla; white filaments; dark tan (164B) anthers

PISTIL extends 18mm (11/16") beyond the corolla; white style; pale yellow (2D) stigma

BUD is peg top shape

FOLIAGE is dark green (N137A) upper surface; medium green (138B) lower surface

Leaves are 57mm (2 1/4") long x 32mm (1 1/4") wide, elliptic shaped, serrulate edges, acute tips, rounded bases

Veins, stems & branches are light green

PARENTAGE: Sofie Michiels x WALZ Xylofoon

Medium upright

Self branching

Makes good upright

Prefers overhead filtered light or full sun

Best bloom color in filtered or bright light

Best foliage color in filtered light

Tested 5 years in Wichmond, The Netherlands

Nominated by NKvF as recommendable cultivar

Distinguished by white waxy flower color.

Arels Nina

Hybridiser: A.J. Elsman 2011 NL

Seed Parent: Sofie Michiels

Pollen Parent: WALZ Xylophone

NKvF number: 4937

AFS number: 7984

Approval Number: 110302

Points: 75

Flower: Single hanging on a loose winding stem, white / white, 39mm.

Flower Tube: curved urnvorm, diameter round, white 20x9mm.

Sepals: state half down, four-sided symmetry, top up, cross-section with outward curled edges, boss dimensions half 145A and yellowish green, white exterior color, interior white with a little pink blush, 23x9mm.

Petals: normally shaped crown with the bottom edge inside, bottom view around, not outstanding, the four petals are lobed with an edge and a small pink spot in the inner curve, and are pleated, color completely white NN155D, 20x30mm.

Filament : white, variable length, 24-15mm, there are also some hairs present.

Anther: gray orange.

Pollen: missing.

Style: white, 58mm.

Stigma: yellow, clavate.

Flowering: normal.

Flowering: normal.

Bud: peg top point sideways, angular diameter with ribs, one axillary bud per leaf axil, top opens like a lantern.

Berry: No, let berries fall off.

Leaf: elliptical shape, top striker foot rounded edge strongly serrated, matt appearance, smooth and flat, veins deepens, medium green color top, bottom, midrib, veins and light green petiole.

Growth habit: erect.

Cultivation Method: bush for in full sun or filtered light, best color in bright light or filtered light.

Special features: Self branching plant which can be good in the sun. This is a cultivar nominated by the NKvF.

Certificates & Nominations NKvF RC
Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Bush #
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #