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British Jubilee
Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Bielby & Oxtoby, (UK)
Year Introduced: 1988
Height 68cm
Spread 62cm


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)

Double. Upright

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.

Flower Size
Large (4.5 - 6cm) #
Flower Type
Double #
Bush #
H3 (Min 1°C to -5°C) #