Year Introduced: 1998
Flowers very profusely, a fairly hardy fuchsia in most of UK, vigorous and easy to grow.
Tube: White, peg top.
Sepals: White, tiny ggreen reflexed tip, horizontal or slightly down.
Corolla: Light lilac pink maturing darker, 1/4 flared when mature
Parentage: Sport of Margaret Brown.
PAM PLACK - No. 3998 (Plack, 1998)
Quarter flared 15mm (5/8) long x 15mm wide COROLLA opens violet (65A) maturing to rose (65A) with smooth petal edges
Horizontally held 19mm (3/4) long x 8mm (1/4) wide SEPALS are white with reflexed tips
Proportionately medium 15mm long x 7mm (1/4) wide TUBE is white
STAMENS extend 13mm (1/2) beyond corolla with pale pink filaments and cream anthers
PISTIL extends 29mm beyond corolla with white style and cream turned to brown stigma
FOLIAGE is light to medium green on the upper surface, slightly lighter on the lower surface with 48mm (1 7/8) long x 29mm (1 1/8) wide ovate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases
Veins are white with greenish white stems and light green/pink branches
PARENTAGE: sport Margaret Brown
Medium upright or standard
Is heat tolerant if shaded with best bloom color in bright light
Tested 9 years in Truro, Cornwall and 2 years in Redhill, Surrey, England UK and introduced by Clay Lane Nursery
Distinguished by: bloom color.
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H4 (Min -10°C to -5°C)||#|