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Hybridiser: de Graaf, Herman, (NL)
Year Introduced: 2001
Height 65cm
Spread 65cm


A very attractive species hybrid fuchsia that bears copious amounts of richly coloured flowers on long arching stems. Susceptible to overwatering, particularly when cold.

Tube: Dark red purple 61A, long.

Sepals: Dark red purple 61A above, dark red purple 64A below, darker recurved tip, horizontal.

Corolla: Dark red purple 61A, 3/4 flared, pointed, spoon shaped petals.

Foliage: Mid to dark green, faintly reddish veins.

Parentage: Gerharda's Panache x War Pipes.

AFS 4731, NKvF 4038

Nuance - No. 4731 (de Graaff, 2001)

Single. Upright/Trailer

COROLLA is three quarter flared, trumpet shaped, with turned up wavy petal margins; opens and matures dark reddish purple (61A); 11mm (7/16) long x 9mm (3/8) wide

SEPALS are horizontal, tips recurved; dark reddish purple (61A) upper surface; dark reddish purple (64A) lower surface; 16mm (5/8) long x 7mm (1/4) wide

TUBE is dark reddish purple (61A), long with medium thickness; 34mm (1 3/8) long x 7mm (1/4) wide

STAMENS extend 2mm (1/16) beyond the corolla; dark reddish purple (61A) filaments and pale purple (186D) anthers

PISTIL extends 9mm (3/8) beyond the corolla; dark reddish purple (61A) style and reddish purple (186B) stigma

BUD is long tubed, ovate

FOLIAGE is dark green (147A) upper surface and medium green (147B) lower surface

Leaves are 116mm (4 9/16) long x 38mm (1 1/2) wide, lanceolate shaped, serrulated edges, acute tips and acute bases

Veins are yellow green; stems are reddish yellow green; branches are reddish

PARENTAGE: Panache x War Pipes

Medium lax upright or stiff trailer

Self branching

Makes good upright or pyramid

Prefers overhead filtered light

Heat tolerant if shaded

Best bloom and foliage color in filtered light

Tested four years in Lisse, The Netherlands

Award of Merit, VKC, Aalsmeer

Distinguished by unique triphylla-shaped aubergine-colored flowers growing in terminal clusters.


Hybridiser: H. J. de Graaff 2000 EN

Seed Parent: Gerharda's Panache

Pollen Parent: War Pipes

NKvF number: 4038

AFS number: 4731

Flower: single, hanging from a solid neutral stem L.roodpaars / L.roodpaars, 46mm.

Flower Tube: sleeve, angular diameter, red purple 61A, 34x7mm.

Sepals: horizontal position, four-sided symmetry, top variable cross-section with a dent, boss dimensions small, yellow-green, red-purple color exterior 61A, 64A inside red purple, 16x7mm.

Petals: bell-shaped crown, bottom view square, semi outstanding, the petals are normally formed with a tip, whole red color purple 61A, 11x9mm.

Filament : eggplant, 4 long and 4 short stamens, 12-9mm.

Anther: eggplant.

Pollen: cream.

Style: eggplant, 56mm.

Stigma: pink, lobed.

Flowering: rich plume.

Flowering: normal.

Bud: triphyllas shape, point sideways, angular diameter, normally open top.

Berry: No data.

Leaf: elliptical shape, top and foot pointed, slightly serrated edge, matt appearance, velvety and flat, similar veins, color bronze green top, bottom and yellow-green veins, midrib and petiole reddish.

Growth habit: erect.

Cultivation Method: shrub or pyramid filtered light, best color in filtered light.

Special features: no data.

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