Year Introduced: 2004
This superb, vigorous and easy fuchsia starts producing its clusters of giant tubular orange flowers from a young age. Fabulous leaves too. Wonderful, but unsuitable for windy positions.
Tube: Light orange 33C, slim, almost 10cm (4”) long.
Sepals: Orange 33B above, peach 33D below, fully down, reflexed tips.
Corolla: Opens and matures dark orange 33A, about 1cm (½") long and wide.
Foliage: Huge, soft, dark green leaves with red veins and stalks.
Parentage: (F. magdalenae x Rubra Grandiflora) x (tetraploid) (F. fulgens var. gesneriana x F. fulgens var. gesneriana).
AFS 5390, NKvF 4504
Herps Bazuin No. 5390 (Waldenmaier, 2004)
COROLLA: quarter flared, smooth petal margins; opens and matures dark orange (33A); 12mm (1/2") long x 13mm (1/2") wide
SEPALS: full down; tips reflexed; orange (33B) upper surface; peach (33D) lower surface; 20mm(13/16") long x 9mm (3/8") wide
TUBE: light orange (33C); long, medium thickness; 98mm (3 7/8") long x 7mm (1/4") wide
STAMENS: do not extend below corolla; light orange (31C) filaments; light yellow (4B) anthers
PISTIL: extends 5mm (3/16") below the corolla, light orange (31C) style; light yellow (4B) stigma
BUD: long tube, rounded end
FOLIAGE: dark green (137A) upper surface, medium green (137B) lower surface
Leaves are 170mm (6 11/16") long x 110mm (4 5/16") wide, ovate shaped, wavy edges, acute tips and rounded bases. Veins, stems and branches are red
PARENTAGE: [(F. magdalenae x F. fulgens grandiflora) x (F. fulgens gesneriana x self, doubled into a tetraploid after colchicine treatment)]
Makes good upright
Prefers overhead filtered light
Best bloom color in bright light
Tested 3 years in Herpen, The Netherlands
Award of Merit, VKC, The Netherlands
Distinguished by long tubed flowers in terminal racemes.
Hybridiser: J. H. Waldenmaier 2002 NL
Seed Parent: F.magdalenae x F.fulgens var. rubra grandiflora
Pollen Parent: F.fulgens var. gesneriana x F.fulgens var. gesneriana Tetraploid after colchicine treatment
NKvF number: 4504
AFS number: 5390
Flower: single, hanging from a solid neutral stem, orange / orange, 100mm.
Flower Tube: curved sleeve, angular diameter, orange-39A, blush orange, 99x10mm.
Sepals: half-down position, symmetry four sides, top and sectional plane, boss dimensions half and green 145B, exterior color orange 33C, 29C inside very light orange, 12x9mm.
Petals: bell-shaped crown, bottom view square, three-quarter outstanding, the petals are normally formed with an edge, fully color orange 32A, edge and veins dark orange, 11x14mm.
Filament: orange, 4 long and 4 short stamens, 9-6mm.
Style: orange, 98mm.
Flowering: rich bunch.
Bud: triphyllas shape, angular diameter, normally open top.
Berry: No data.
Leaf: egg shape, top and foot blunt edge slightly toothed, glossy appearance, smooth and flat, veins right, top and bottom color dark green, midrib and petiole red, medium green veins.
Growth habit: erect.
Cultivation Method: bush for in full sun, best color in bright light.
Particulars: plant with very long flowers. Approved by the VKC on 17-8-2002.
Flower: extremely long flower;
Corolla; beautiful bright orange color
Flower Tube: extremely long 110 x 7 mm; slightly angular; average thickness; color: orange (33C) with slightly darker tinge and clear stripes, and at the base brown
20 x 9 mm; warts at the base; outside: the orange base (33B) overflowing with cream to longish green dot, inside: light orange at the base (33D) overflowing into cream to a long green dot
12 x 13 mm; bright orange (33A) with a red veins; oval around with a small pointed lobe; slightly bulged; dispersion 30%
Helmet Thread: orange
Flowering: mild with some cluster formation at the end of the branches
Flowering time: quite late
Bud: peg top button on a very long tube with a striking green dot
Leaf: elliptical shape; undulated with coarse grains at the top; pointed tip; heart-shaped base; blade position; crosswise; big leaf; Dim. 170 x 110 mm; pretty deep veins; really fulgens sheet; hairless; color: top center green (137A), bottom dull (137B)
Growth habit: erect with spreading branches
Cultivation Method: shrub or tree crown to place in full sun and bright light
Special features: in winter greenhouse, not silage
Cultivar with 44 chromosomes: 22 F. magdalenae and 22 F. fulgens.
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