Year Introduced: 1989
Fuchsia Katinka bears slightly larger flowers than most encliandra types, to great effect it must be said. A gem
Tube: Fuchsia pink and scarlet
Sepals: Scarlet with orangey overtones
Corolla: Red with orangey overtones
Foliage: Mid to dark green
Parentage: F. ravenii x F. microphylla ssp. microphylla
Hybridiser: M. Goedman-Frankema 1993 NL
Seed parent: F. ravens
Pollen parent: F. microphylla ssp. microphylla
NKvF number: 3045
Flower: single, standing off to a solid neutral stem, red / red, 12mm.
Flower Tube: bell shape, diameter round, red 53C, 8x3mm.
Sepals: horizontal position, four-sided symmetry, top up, cross-sectional area, color exterior and top red 53A, 53C inside light red, 6x4mm.
Petals: bell-shaped crown, bottom view square, quarter outstanding, the petals are around with a tip, whole red color 53C, 4x4mm.
Filament: pink, four long and four short stamens, 2-0mm.
Style: pink, 16mm.
Stigma: red, lobed.
Flowering time: usual.
Bud: triphyllas shape, dot extreme sideways, round diameter, axillary one bud per leaf axils, normally open top.
Berry: round and black, 3x3mm.
Leaf: egg shape, head and foot stomp, slightly serrated edge, glossy appearance, smooth and flat, similar veins, color top, veins and petiole dark underside and midrib medium green.
Growth habit: upright.
Growing Method: bush in full sun for best color in bright light.
Special features: 4, the short stamens are on the inside of the flower tube connate. Approved by the VKC on 24-7-1993
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