Year Introduced: 1988
Named by the British Fuchsia Society for their Golden Jubilee. Needs some early pinching, but then breaks well and flowers profusely. Hardy to 0°C, 32°F.
Tube: Pale pink.
Sepals: Pale pink, recurved at tips.
Corolla: Claret rose.
Foliage: Dark green (137A).
Parentage: Igloo Maid x Rubra Grandiflora)
AFS 2330, NKvF 2253
BRITISH JUBILEE - No. 2330 (Bielby-Oxtoby/BFS, 1988)
Three quarter flared round 20mm (3/4") long x 30mm (1 1/8") wide COROLLA is red (50A) with smooth petal edges
Horizontally held 35mm (1 3/8") long x 10mm (3/8") wide SEPALS are rose (51C) with recurved tips
Proportionately medium pink (49A) TUBE is 25mm (1") long x 7mm (1/4") wide
STAMENS extend 15m (5/8") below corolla with light rose (50C) filaments and anthers
PISTIL extends 25mm below corolla with light rose (50C) style and white stigma
Pear shaped BUD
FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) on the upper surface, medium green (138B) on the lower surface with 70mm (2 3/4") long x 45mm (1 3/4") wide ovate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases
Veins are green with reddish stems and branches
PARENTAGE: Igloo Maid x F. fulgens rubra grandiflora
Medium upright or standard
Prefers overhead filtered light in a cool climate with best bloom color in filtered light
Cold weather hardy to 32°F
Needs early pinching then self branching, strong free growth
Tested 3 years near East Yorkshire, England UK
Distinguished by: profuse blooms, bloom color.
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|H3 (Min 1°C to -5°C)||#|