Year Introduced: 1990
Classically beautiful fuchsia bearing elegant flowers in subtle colours, flowers freely, easy to grow, may have some hardiness given parentage.
Tube: White, proportionately long, tapers slightly to a slim waist at sepal end.
Sepals: Waxy white with tiny pale green tip, 1/2 down and slightly recurved.
Corolla: Pale baby pink 49C/D, light pink 49B edge, 1/4 flared, fairly short, smooth petals.
Parentage: Papy René x Whiteknights Pearl.
AFS 3419, NKvF 3842
Marina Kelly - No. 3419 (Massé-Marcenac, 1995)
Nonflaring 12mm (1/2") long x 10mm (3/8") wide COROLLA is light to pale pink (49C-D) with smooth light pink (49B) petal edges
Half down 25mm (1") long x 5mm (1/8") wide SEPALS are waxy white
Proportionately medium 17mm (5/8") long x 5mm (1/8") wide TUBE is waxy white
STAMENS extend 10mm beyond corolla with light pink (49C) filaments and light yellow (10D) anthers
PISTIL extends 20mm (3/4") beyond corolla with white style and stigma
Ovate to lanceolate shaped BUD
FOLIAGE is medium green (146A) on the upper surface, yellow green (146B) on the lower surface with 77mm (3") long x 43mm (1 3/4") wide ovate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases
Veins, stems and branches are light yellow green (146D)
PARENTAGE: 'Papy René' x 'Whiteknight's Pearl'
Self branching small upright
Prefers overhead filtered light in a cool climate with best bloom color in filtered light
Award: Certificate de Mérite 1994, Commission Francaise de Sélection
Tested 4 years in Pornic and Saint Cernin, France
Distinguished by: bloom color.
|Certificates & Nominations||CFS CM 1994|
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|