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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Koerts, Tielko, (NL)
Year Introduced: 2006
Height 60cm
Spread 55cm


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)

Double. Upright

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

Medium upright

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.

Riverdancer Claire

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.

Anther: orange.

Pollen: missing.

Style: red, 50mm.

Stigma: brown orange, lobed.

Flowering: rich.

Flowering: normal.

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.

Flower Size
Small (1.5 - 3cm) #
Flower Type
Semi Double #
Bush #
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #