Year Introduced: 2001
A beautiful, and unusual fuchsia capable of producing a spectacular basket display. Prolific tubular flowers carried in long clusters are nicely set off by dark green foliage with a purple flush. Stems and branches are reddish purple too. Self branching.
Tube: Light magenta 57D, dark base, long, thin.
Sepals: Light magenta upper, rose 63B lower, 1/2 down, tips reflexed.
Corolla: Rose, matures dark rose 55A, 1/2 flared, bell-shaped. Smooth petals have toothed edge.
Parentage: Gerharda's Panache x Gerharda's Panache.
AFS 4886, NKvF 4119
Eruption - No
4886 (de Graaff 2002) Single
COROLLA is half flared, trumpet shaped, with toothed petal margins; opens rose (52C), matures dark rose (55A); 9mm (3/8”) long x 7mm (1/4") wide
SEPALS are half down, tips reflexed; light magenta (57D) upper surface, rose (63C) lower surface; 14mm (9/16") long x 5mm (3/16") wide
TUBE is light magenta (57D) with dark base, long and thin; 33mm (1 5/16”) long x 6mm (1/4") wide
STAMENS extend 1mm (1/16”) beyond the corolla; light magenta (57D) filaments and pale yellow (158B) anthers
PISTIL extends 5mm (3/16") below the corolla; rose (63C) style, dark rose (55B) stigma
BUD is long tubed, ovate
FOLIAGE is dark green (147A) shaded purple upper surface, medium green (147B) shaded purple lower surface
Leaves are 81mm (3 3/16") long x 23mm (15/16”) wide, elliptic shaped, serrulated edges, acute tips and acute bases
Veins are dark red purple, stems and branches are red purple
PARENTAGE: ‘Panache’ x ‘Panache’
Lax upright or stiff trailer
Makes good basket
Prefers full sun
Heat tolerant if shaded
Best bloom and foliage color in bright light
Tested four years in Lisse, Holland
Distinguished by panicles of profuse long flowers and dark shaded reddish purple leaves
Hybridiser: H. J. de Graaff 2002 NL
Seed parent: Gerharda's Panache
Pollen parent: Gerharda's Panache
NKvF number: 4119
AFS number: 4886
Flower: single, standing off to a strong hairy stem, L.paarsrood / L.rood, 40mm.
Flower Tube: bell-shaped crown, diameter round, light red pair 57D base darker, 33x6mm.
Sepals: stand half down, four-sided symmetry, top variable diameter sphere boss dimensions small and brownish color exterior light red pair 57C, 63C inside light purple-red, 15x6mm.
Petals: bell-shaped crown, bottom view, square, semi outstanding, the petals are usually formed with a tip, light red color entirely 52C, veins red, 9x7mm.
Filament: red, four long and four short stamens, 10-17mm.
Style: pink, 44mm.
Stigma: cream, lobed.
Flowering: rich bunch.
Flowering time: usual.
Bud: triphyllas shape, tip sideways, angular diameter, normally open top.
Berry: round and red, 6x5mm.
Leaf: elliptical shape, head and foot pointed, slightly serrated edge, matt appearance, velvety and flat veins deepens, color top and bottom spring green, midrib, veins and petiole red.
Growth habit: half hanger.
Growing Method: hanger, bush or stem for in full sun, best color in filtered light.
Special features: Fast growing plant with an F. triphylla and F. paniculata descent whose leaves have a pair of red midrib and leaf a purple tinge
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