Year Introduced: 2009
Flamboyant, very colourful and showy, magnificent flowers, great garden or container fuchsia.
Tube: Slim, dark red purple 63A.
Sepals: Slim, red purple 61B, long, horizontal, often twisted, recurved.
Corolla: Purple 77A, red purple base, double, pleated petals, 1/4 flared.
Parentage: Gerwin van den Brink x (Gerwin van den Brink x unknown).
AFS 7325, NKvF 4792
‘Hulshorst Longhorn’ – No 7325 (van den Brink 2010)
COROLLA: closed shape, 1/4 flare, wavy petal margins; opens purple (77A) & matures dark reddish purple (61A); 35mm (1 3/8") long x 31mm (1 1/4") wide.
PETALOIDS: purple, reddish purple (61B) spots, red purple veins; 35mm (1 3/8”) long x 17mm (5/8”) wide.
SEPALS are half down, tips recurved, twisted to the right, sometimes fully curled; reddish purple (61B) upper & lower surfaces; 65mm (2 9/16") long x 14mm (9/16") wide.
TUBE is magenta (63A); long, medium thickness; 25mm (1") long x 8mm (5/16") wide.
STAMENS extend 19mm (3/4”) beyond the corolla; dark reddish (61A) filaments; purple (71A) anthers.
PISTIL extends 42mm (1 5/8”) beyond the corolla; reddish purple (59B) style; dark reddish purple (64A) stigma.
BUD is long.
FOLIAGE is medium green (137B) upper surface; medium green (137C) lower surface.
Leaves are 70mm (2 3/4") long x 38mm (1 1/2") wide, elliptic shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, rounded bases.
Veins, stems and branches are red.
PARENTAGE: ‘Gerwin van den Brink’ x unknown.
Medium upright, self branching.
Makes good upright.
Prefers overhead filtered light.
Best bloom & foliage in filtered light.
Tested 7 years in Hulshorst, The Netherlands.
Nomination by N.K.v. F. as Recommendable Cultivar.
Distinguished by flower shape & color.
Hybridiser: G. J. van den Brink 2009 NL
Seed parent: Gerwin van den Brink
Pollen donor: seedling Gerwin van den Brink
NKvF number: 4792
AFS number: 7325
Approval Number: 090 101
Flower: double, hanging from a solid winding handle, D.paarsrood / D.paars, 64mm.
Flower Tube: urn shape, diameter flattened, dark red purple 63A, 25x8mm.
Sepals: horizontal position and twisted until curled symmetry four sides, top and sectional plane, entirely red color purple 61B, 65x14mm.
Petals: closed top, bottom view oval, quarter outstanding, the four main petals 35x31mm, and the ca.9 remaining petals 35x17-21x10mm are shovel-shaped with a serrated edge and are pleated, color base red purple 61B, middle and outskirts purple 77A, edge and veins red purple spots on the remaining petals red purple 61B.
Filament: eggplant, four long and four short stamens, 55-40mm.
Style: eggplant, 113mm.
Stigma: eggplant, cleft.
Flowering time: usual.
Bud: elongated and often turned around the axis point sideways, angular diameter, axillary one bud per leaf axils, top opens like a lantern.
Berry: elongated and black.
Leaf: elliptical shape, top striker foot rounded edge strongly serrated and corrugated, frosted appearance, smooth and bumpy, deeper veins, medium green color top, bottom and light green veins, midrib and petiole red.
Growth habit: upright.
Growing Method: shrub or stem to filtered light, best color in filtered light.
Details: sturdy plant with very large and shiny buttons, and a graceful big flower. This is a cultivar nominated by the NKvF.
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