Year Introduced: 2009
A very cute little fuchsia with plenty of ¾ flared flowers with sepals held fully up. This video clip from 2008 shows its hybridizer, Ron Monnier, talking about it and his other wonderful introductions from that year.
Tube: Short and plump in light rose (58D)
Sepals: Long, light rose (58D) with pale green tips, held fully up.
Corolla: Three quarter flared; wavy margins; opens purple (83A), veined light rose (58D); maturing to reddish purple (74A), veined light rose (58D)
Foliage: Yellowish green (146B)
Parentage: Ting-a-Ling x Maxima.
DebRons Party Girls No 6959 (Monnier, 2009)
COROLLA: three quarter flared; flared shape, wavy margins; opens purple (83A), veined light rose (58D); matures reddish purple (74A), veined light rose (58D); 25mm (1") long x 30mm (1 3/16") wide
SEPALS: fully up, tips recurved; light rose (58D) tipped light yellowish green (149B) upper and lower surfaces; 45mm (1 3/4") long x 14mm (9/16") wide
TUBE: light rose (58D); short, medium thickness; 10mm (3/8") long x 7mm (1/4") wide
STAMENS extend 30mm (1 3/16") beyond the corolla; dark rose (58C) filaments; magenta (57A) anthers
PISTIL extends 45mm (1 3/4") beyond the corolla; light magenta (57D) style; peach (179D) stigma
BUD is lanceolate
FOLIAGE is yellowish green (146B) upper surface; reddish purple (59B) lower surface
Leaves are 65mm (2 9/16") long x 28mm (1 1/8") wide; lanceolate shaped, smooth edges, acute tips, rounded bases
Veins, stems and branches are dark reddish purple (59A)
PARENTAGE: Ting-a-Ling x Maxima
Makes good upright or decorative
Prefers overhead filtered light
Best bloom and foliage color in filtered light
Tested 3 years in Woodburn, Oregon, USA
Distinguished by intense blossom and foliage color.
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