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Hybridiser: Sinton, Roy, (UK)
Year Introduced: 2002
Height 36cm
Spread 32cm


Compact, bushy growth, covers itself in flowers, self branching. Ideal patio fuchsia, also suitable for smaller standards.

Tube: Pale pink, short.

Sepals: Cerise, getting paler towards the green tips, held 3/4 up and fully recurved.

Corolla: Iris blue shaded with plum, cerise veining. 1/4 flared when mature.

Parentage: Bealings x Purple Patch.

AFS 4827, NKvF 4675

Turkish Delight - No. 4827 (Sinton 2002)

Single. Upright

COROLLA is half flared with smooth petal margins; opens purple (88A) and matures purple (81B); 25mm (1) long x 25mm (1) wide

SEPALS are fully up, tips recurved; rose (58D) upper surface and rose (61D) lower surface; 32mm (1 1/4) long x 12mm (1/2) wide

TUBE is light rose (58D) with darker stripes, short with medium thickness; 6mm (1/4) long x 6mm (1/4) wide

STAMENS extend 12mm (1/2) below the corolla; light rose (58D) filaments and reddish purple (58A) anthers

PISTIL extends 25mm (1) below the corolla; dark rose (58D) style and orangish white (159C) stigma

BUD is pointed

FOLIAGE is medium green (137A) upper surface and medium green (137D) lower surface

Leaves are 51mm (2) long x 32mm (1 1/4) wide, ovate shaped, serrulated edges, acute tips and rounded bases

Veins and stems are green, branches are brown

PARENTAGE: Bealings x Purple Patch

Small upright

Self branching

Makes good upright, standard or patio container plant

Prefers overhead filtered light

Best bloom color in bright light

Tested five years in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England

Distinguished by flower shape and color.

Turkish Delight

Hybridiser: R. Sinton 2001 UK

Seed parent: Bealings

Pollen parent: Purple Patch

NKvF number: 4675

AFS number: 4827

Flower: semi-double, pendulous and heavy neutral stem L.roze / violet, 34mm.

Flower Tube: urnvorm, diameter round, light pink 36A, 11x7mm.

Sepals: horizontal position, four-sided symmetry, top up, section plane, boss dimensions quarter and yellow-green, light pink color exterior 65A, 68C inside pink, 28x11mm.

Petals: normally shaped crown, bottom view around, quarter outstanding, the four main petals 26x28mm, and approximately two remaining petals 20x17-18x12mm are normally formed with a smooth edge and partially pleated, color base pink 73A, middle, light violet 83D, outskirts violet 83B, edge and pink veins.

Filament: eggplant, variable length, 36-31mm.

Anther: lobed.

Pollen: missing.

Style: pink, 60mm.

Stigma: yellow, lobed.

Flowering: normal.

Flowering time: usual.

Bud: peg top point sideways, angular diameter, axillary one bud per leaf axils, normally open top.

Berry: No data.

Leaf: elliptical shape, head and foot spire, very slightly serrated edge, matt appearance, smooth and flat, similar veins, color medium green upper side, lower side light green, midrib and petiole red, yellow-green veins.

Growth habit: upright.

Growing Method: bush for filtered light, best color in filtered light.

Details: No data.

Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Compact Bush #
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #