Year Introduced: 1993
Makes a nice 1/4 or 1/2 standard fuchsia as well as being superb in a pot or border. Produces so many flowers and is so easy to grow we can heartily recommend this one, may have five or six sepals instead of the normal four, gorgeous.
Tube: Pale pink with faint stripes, longish
Sepals: Pale pink with green tips, slender and held slightly down and recurved.
Corolla: Reddish purple, 1/4 flared when mature
Parenage: Papy René x Pink Rain.
AFS 3102, NKvF 3978
VILLE DE PARIS - No. 3102 (Massé-Delhommeau, 1993) Single. Upright
Quarter flared 15mm (5/8) long x 8mm (1/4) wide COROLLA opens dark red purple (70A) maturing to red purple (66B) with smooth petal edges
Half down 21mm (7/8) long x 3.5mm (1/8) wide SEPALS are pale pink (62D) on the upper surface, light pink (62C) on the lower surface with recurved tips
At times 5-6 narrow sepals are present
Proportionately long thin 25mm (1) long x 4mm (1/8) wide TUBE is pale pink (62D)
STAMENS extend 5-10mm (1/8-3/8) beyond corolla with light pink (62B) filaments and dark rose (64C) anthers
PISTIL extends 32mm (1 1/4) beyond corolla with light pink (62C) style and yellowish white stigma
Lanceolate shaped BUD
FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) on the upper surface, medium green (137C) on the lower surface with 70mm (2 3/4) long x 38mm (1 1/2) wide ovate shaped leaves, serrulate edges, acute tips and rounded bases
Veins, stems and branches are greenish yellow
PARENTAGE: Papy René x Pink Rain
Lax upright or standard
Prefers overhead filtered light in a cool climate with best bloom color in filtered light
Award: Fuchsia Section SNHF 1992, France
Tested 3 years in Pornic and La Planche, France
Distinguished by: profuse continuous blooms, bloom color.
|Other Awards||SNHF 1992, France|
|Small (1.5 - 3cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|