Year Introduced: 1939
Great fuchsia, often described as a climber. It is very tall, vigorously upright, and has flexible stems with long internodal gaps so it can be trained up a wall, trellis etc.
Interesting and useful growth habit, but doesn't actually climb anything.
Free flowering, can look spectacular when wall trained or planted near other deciduous shrubs and left to grow through. Mid to dark green, large leaves.
Tube: Bright crimson.
Sepals: Bright crimson.
Corolla: Very dark purple with deep crimson pink splashes near base, ¾ flared.Parentage: F. alpestris x Royal Purple.
|RHS AGM||RHS AGM|
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H4 (Min -10°C to -5°C)||#|