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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Gadsby, Cliff, (UK)
Year Introduced: 1968
Height 75cm
Spread 65cm


Outstanding, although can be challenging to exhibit due to heavy pollen production. Carries huge numbers of flowers, up to 8 buds per axil. Considered to be possibly the best of all of Cliff Gadsby's many excellent fuchsias. Needs generous feeding to give of its best.

Tube: Carmine rose red, short.

Sepals: Carmine rose red, held 1/2 up and well recurved.

Corolla: Pale purple, darker at petal edge, paler base, pink veins, 1/2 flared.

Foliage: Mid green.

Parentage: Caroline x Derby Belle.

AFS 978, NKvF 1517

Certificates & Nominations BFS Highly Commended (1982)
Other Awards BFS AM 1987
Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Upright Bush #
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #