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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: de Graaf, Herman, (NL)
Year Introduced: 1992
Height 60cm
Spread 55cm


Lots of neat single flowers, a charming fuchsia with a boldly coloured and open display.

T: Pink blushed aubergine.

Sepals: Pink blushed aubergine tipped pale green.

Corolla: Rich dark aubergine.

Foliage: Mid green.

Habit: Bush with a fairly stiff upright growth.

Parentage: Karin de Groot x Madurodam.

AFS 3059, NKvF 4234

PETIT FOUR - No. 3059 (de Graaff, 1993)

Single. Upright

Nonflaring 9mm (3/8) long x 6mm (1/4) wide square COROLLA opens purple (71A) maturing to dark red purple (61A) with a toothed edge

Horizontally held 17mm (5/8) long x 4mm (1/8) wide SEPALS are dark rose to rose (64C/D) on the upper surface, magenta (68A) on the lower surface with recurved tips

Proportionately medium thickness 19mm (3/4) long x 4mm wide dark rose to rose (64C/D) TUBE is proportionately long

STAMENS extend 6mm beyond corolla with red purple (67A) filaments and very dark purple (187A) stigma

PISTIL extends 18mm (3/4) beyond corolla with magenta (67B) style and pale yellow (158B) stigma

Long BUD

FOLIAGE is medium green (146A) on the upper surface, medium to light olive green (147B/C) on the lower surface with 30mm (1 1/8) long x 17.5mm (5/8) wide pubescent ovate shaped leaves, serrulate edges, acute tips and rounded bases

Veins and stems are light green with light green flushed red branches

PARENTAGE: Karin de Groot x Madurodam

Small upright

Prefers overhead filtered light with best bloom color in filtered ight and is heat tolerant if shaded

Award of Merit, VKC Aalsmeer, The Netherlands 1992

Tested 4 years in Lisse, The Netherlands

Distinguished by: combination bloom color/shape.

Petit Four

Hybridiser: H. J. de Graaff 1992 NL

Seed Parent: Karin de Groot

Pollen Parent: Madurodam

NKvF number: 4234

AFS number: 3059

Flower: single, hanging from a sturdy hairy stem, pink / red pair, 28mm.

Flower Tube: tube, diameter round, light pink pair 65B, blush pink, 18x4mm.

Sepals: horizontal position, four-sided symmetry, top down, diameter sphere, boss dimensions quarter 150B and yellow-green color exterior light purplish pink 65B, 65A pair of pink inside, 18x5mm.

Petals: closed top, bottom view around, not outstanding, the petals are normally formed with a tip, base color light red purple 61C, society and outskirts red purple 61A, red veins, 12x7mm.

Filament: pink, variable length, 21-18mm.

Anther: eggplant.

Pollen: blue.

Style: eggplant, 39mm.

Stigma: pink, lobed.

Flowering: rich.

Flowering: normal.

Bud: oblong, point sideways, angular diameter, two axillary buds per leaf axil, normally open top.

Berry: No data.

Leaf: egg shape, top striker foot rounded edge slightly serrated, matt appearance, velvety and flat veins deepens, medium green color top, bottom, light green, midrib, veins and petiole yellowish green.

Growth habit: half pendant.

Cultivation Method: hanger for filtered light, best color in filtered light.

Special features: Flowering plant. Approved by the VKC on 25-7-1992.

Other Awards VKC Aalsmeer AM 1992
Flower Size
Small (1.5 - 3cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Bush #
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #