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Fuksie Foetsie
Delivery from August
Hybridiser: van der Grijp, H, (NL)
Year Introduced: 1979
Height 65cm
Spread 65cm


Naturally densely bushy and free-flowering, with some hardiness. The flowers open very pale, and darken as they mature. Top quality encliandra hybrid, some hardiness, a little beauty, recommended.

Tube: White, rose blush (56C).

Sepals: Pale rose (56C).

Corolla: Pale rose, fully flared, petals recurved.

Foliage: Mid green

Parentage: F. microphylla hidalgensis x F. microphylla hemsleyana

NKvF 4759

Fuksie Foetsie

Hybridiser: van der Grab 1973 NL

Seed Parent F. microphylla hidalgensis

Pollen Parent F. microphylla hemsleyana

NKvF number: 4759

AFS number: none

Flower: single, variable position of the flower, to a firm, hairy stem, red / white, 10mm.

Flower Tube: bell shape, diameter around 56C pink, blush red, 12x3mm.

Sepals: curled position, symmetry four sides, top and sectional plane, boss dimensions quarter and light, 6x4mm.

Petals: saucer-shaped top, bottom view around and separate, completely outstanding, petals are lobed with an edge, very light pink color completely 56C, 3x3mm.

Filament : white, four established and four beaten back stamens, 2-1mm.

Anther: cream.

Pollen: cream.

Style: white, 15mm.

Stigma: pink, cleft.

Flowering: normal.

Flowering: normal.

Bud tubular shape, diameter round, axillary one button per leaf axil, normally open top.

Berry: round and black.

Leaf: elliptical shape, apex blunt foot spire, strongly serrated edge, matt appearance, smooth and bumpy, veins right, top color, veins and petiole medium green, lower light green, yellow-green midrib.

Growth habit: dwarf.

Cultivation Method: pendant or shrub for filtered light and sunlight, best color in filtered light.

Specialties: typical Encliandra hybrid whose crown almost white opens and later changes color to red purple.

Certificates & Nominations BFS Bronze CM 1979
Flower Size
Tiny (0.5 - 1.5cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Bush #
H3 (Min 1°C to -5°C) #