Year Introduced: 2006
Copious amounts of small to medium sized flowers, almost fully flared and making a superb display as they face outwards. An unusual and appealing fuchsia.
T: Short, red.
Sepals: Red with some pink.
Corolla: Veined violet rose.
Foliage: Medium sized mid green leaves.
Parentage: (Bon Accorde x Whiteknights Amethyst) x Prince Syray.
AFS 7975, NKvF 4982
Riverdancer Claire – No 7975 (Koerts 2012)
COROLLA: half flared, smooth petal margins, bell shape; opens & matures dark purple (78A), red (53D) & light rose (63D) base; 14mm (9/16) long x 19mm (3/4) wide
SEPALS are half up, tips reflexed up; red (53B) tipped medium green (146A) upper surface; red (53C) lower surface; 21mm (13/16) long x 11mm (7/16) wide
TUBE is red (53C); short, medium thickness; 9mm (5/16) long x 7mm (1/4) wide
STAMENS extend 16mm (5/8) beyond the corolla; dark rose (54A) filaments; tan (165B) anthers
PISTIL extends 30mm (1 3/16) beyond the corolla; rose (54C) style; brown (165A) stigma
BUD is peg top shape
FOLIAGE is dark green (N137A) upper surface; medium green (137D) lower surface
Leaves are 57mm (2 1/4) long x 36mm (1 7/16) wide, cordate shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, cordate bases
Veins, stems & branches are reddish
PARENTAGE: (Bon Accorde x Whiteknights Amethyst) x Prince Syray
Makes good upright
Prefers overhead filtered light
Best bloom & foliage color in filtered light
Tested 3 years in Stadskanaal, The Netherlands
Distinguished by bright flower colors.
Hybridiser: T.G. Koerts 2007 NL
Seed Parent: Bon Accorde x White Knights Amethyst
Pollen Parent: Prince Syray
NKvF number: 4982
AFS number: 7975
Flower: single, hanging from a solid neutral stem, red / red pair, 20mm.
Flower Tube: tube, diameter round, red 53C, 9x7mm.
Sepals: position half way, four-sided symmetry, top variable diameter sphere with a dent, boss dimensions small and dark yellowish 146A, exterior color red 53B, 53C inside red, 21x11mm.
Petals: bell-shaped crown, bottom view around three quarters outstanding, the petals are wide with an edge and partially pleated, color base pink red 53D, middle light pink 63D, outskirts purple 72B, edge dark red purple veining pink red, 14x19mm.
Filament: pink, variable length, 46-27mm.
Style: red, 50mm.
Stigma: brown orange, lobed.
Button: peg top point sideways, round cross section, two axillary buds per bald armpit, top opens like a lantern.
Berry: No data.
Leaf: heart shape, top striker foot heart shape, edge slightly toothed, glossy appearance, smooth and bumpy, veins deepened color top and veins dark green, light green underneath, reddish midrib and petiole.
Growth habit: erect.
Cultivation Method: bush for filtered light, best color in filtered light.
Special features: plant with perky flowers in bright colors.
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