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Hybridiser: Phillips, Nancy, (US)
Year Introduced: 2013
Height 90cm
Spread 80cm


Lovely and elegant, hard to describe properly. Named after Nancy's sister, this not only has superb blooms, but also has unusually bright and attractive golden foliage. Holds its colour well in the sun and will make a good basket as well as a bush. This sister seedling to 'Mersty' is worth trying as a hardy too. Nancy's plant in the garden has come back vigorously and early for the last two years.

Nancy and her husband Arthur, do much to promote the fuchsia both in the UK and the US, look out for their 'Fuchsia Friends' stall at the RHS Malvern and other shows.

Tube: About 1.5cm (5/8") long, almost pure white.

Sepals: About 4cm (1 1/2" long. White with a reddish pink flush at the base, fading to pinkish white towards the tips. Held horizontally and recurved, with a slight twist.

Corolla: Long (2.5cm (1") or more), with smooth petals of blue violet (93B), fading towards a creamy white at the base of the petal, with a purple red flush and stripe, 3/4 flared.

Foliage: An unusual golden shade (145B).

Parentage: Annabel x Golden Girl.

BFS 247

BFS Reg: No 247

Release: year 2012

Reg date: 29/06/2012

Growth: upright

Height: 0-90cm (2-3ft)

Flower: type double

Flower size: large

Tube colour: white

Sepal colour: white edged pink on top, pink underneath. Sepals change colour with age turning to light pink on top and pink underneath

Sepal shape:

Corolla colour: light blue with some pink marbling fades to mauve with light pink marbling

Corolla shape: Half Flared

Free flowering: no

Foliage size: medium

Foliage colour: golden upper and lower surfaces

Hardy: no

Hybridiser: Nancy Phillips

Country: UK

Seed Parent: Annabel

Pollen_Parent: Golden Girl

Years Tested: not known

Tested Where: Not stated

Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
Flower Type
Double #
Bush #
H3 (Min 1°C to -5°C) #