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£2.25
Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Travis, James, (UK)
Year Introduced: 1964
Height 55cm
Spread 55cm

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A very fast growing fuchsia bearing masses of long single flowers produced towards the end of its branches. Flowers similar to those of a triphylla, but it isn't one. Surprisingly cold tolerant. Its lax bush/semi trailing habit make it very useful in containers or baskets. Flowers profusely for a very long time and is largely self deadheading. Recommended.

Tube: Longish, slim, coral red.

Sepals: Coral red, green tipped.

Corolla: Bold coral pink.

Foliage: Dark green, large leaved, lush, and younger leaves show a pinkish base.

Parentage: F. cordifolia x F. lycoides.

AFS 1151, NKvF 1342

Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Habit
Semi Trailing #
Hardiness
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #
Properties
Tubular Flower #