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Chor Echo
£2.25
Delivery from August
Hybridiser: Claes, Alfons, (BE)
Year Introduced: 1996
Height 60cm
Spread 60cm

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A beautiful long tubed fuchsia with an attractive naturally trailing habit. Unusual and would be intriguing on the show bench.

Tube: Rose.

Sepals: Rose with green tips.

Corolla: Dark rose with purple edges to the petals.

Foliage: Mid green.

Parentage: WALZ Harp x unknown.

AFS 3582, NKvF 3140

CHOR ECHO - No. 3582 (Claes, 1996)

Single. Trailer

Half flared 14mm (1/2") long x 13mm (1/2") wide COROLLA opens rose (61D) edged magenta (58B) maturing to magenta (68A), rose (61D) at base with turned under wavy petal edges

Half down 18mm (3/4") long x 7mm (1/4") wide SEPALS are pink (37C) on the upper surface, pink (48D) on the lower surface with light yellow green (149C) reflexed tips

Proportionately long thin 48mm (1 7/8") long x 5mm (1/8") wide TUBE is pink (37C)

STAMENS extend 5mm (1/8") beyond corolla with pink (52D) filaments and grey yellow (160B) anthers

PISTIL extends 18mm (3/4") beyond corolla with white/pink (52D) style and grey yellow (160B) stigma

Ovate pointed BUD

FOLIAGE is medium green (137B) on the upper surface, medium green (137D) on the lower surface with 84mm (3 1/4") long x 48mm (1 7/8") wide ovate shaped leaves, serrulate edges, acute tips and rounded bases

Veins are dark green (137A) with dark red purple (187D) branches

PARENTAGE: Walz Harp x unknown

Self branching natural trailer

Is heat tolerant if shaded with best bloom color in filtered light

Certificate of Merit, Nationale Belgische Fuchsia Keuringscommissie

Tested 3 years in Heusden, Zolder, Belgium and introduced in 1993

Distinguished by: profuse blooms, strong growth.

Chor Echo
  • Pedigree: WALZ Harp x unknown
  • Growth Method: pendant self branching
  • Location: filtered light
  • Flower: only Flower bud: oval, pointed
  • Flower Tube: pink RHS 37c 48mm x 5mm
  • Bell 18mm x 7mm halfway down beaten, head bowed
  • Sepal top: pink (RHS 37C) light yellow green tops (RHS 149c)
  • Sepal bottom: dark pink (RHS 48D)
  • Petaloide: No, x
  • Corolla: 14mm x 13mm 1/2 outstanding, corrugated edge
  • Corolla starts color: dark pink (RHS 61D), edge magenta (RHS 58B)
  • Corolla final color: pink purple (RHS 68A), basic dark pink (RHS 61D)
  • Stamens: filament: dark pink (RHS 52D) 5mm anther: gray yellow (RHS 160B)
  • SPidtil: style: white base dark pink (RHS 52D) stamp: gray yellow (RHS 160B)
  • Leaf: 84mm x 48mm; oval
  • Leaf upper: medium green (RHS 137B) + bottom: light green (RHS 137D)
  •   + edge: denticulate + veins: basic gray purple
  •   + stem: gray purple (RHS 187d)
  • Breeder: CLAES Alfons
  • Indroductiejaar: 1993 AFS: 3582 NBFK: 64
  • Tested: 3 years in Heusden
  • Note: Lush growth, continues to flourish
Flower Size
Large (4.5 - 6cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Habit
Semi Trailing #
Hardiness
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #
Properties
Tubular Flower #