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£2.25
Delivery from August
Hybridiser: Spierings, Henk, (NL)
Year Introduced: 1988
Height 70cm
Spread 75cm

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A versatile and beautiful fuchsia with neat, richly coloured flowers. Spreading lax growth means it can be trained for hanging baskets if desired.

Self branching, so also makes a good container plant, where its tall, arching growths will show the dark, jewel-like flowers to good effect. A dark beauty.

Tube: Rose pink 62C, medium sized.

Sepals: Upper surface rose 68B, lower magenta 68A, emphasized by olive green tips. Held horizontally, recurved.

Corolla: Purple 71A maturing reddish purple 71B. The smooth, overlapping petals are unflared.

Parentage: (Drama Girl x Roesse Blacky) x Loxhore Mazurka.

AFS 6796, NKvF 4481

Henkellys Chloris – No 6796 (Spierings, 2008)

Single. Upright/Trailer

COROLLA: unflared, smooth petal margins, closed shape; opens purple (71A); matures reddish purple (71B); 16mm (5/8) long x 21mm (13/16) wide

SEPALS: horizontal, tips recurved; rose (68B) tipped olive green (152A) upper surface; magenta (68A) lower surface; 33mm (1 5/16) long x 11mm (7/16) wide

TUBE: pink (62C); medium length & thickness; 17mm (5/8) long x 6mm (1/4) wide

STAMENS extend 10mm (3/8) beyond the corolla; purple (71A) filaments; purple (77A) anthers

PISTIL extends 30mm (1 3/16) beyond the corolla; magenta (68A) style; light yellow (11C) stigma

BUD is elongated

FOLIAGE is dark green (147A) upper surface; medium green (147B) lower surface

Leaves are 62mm (2 7/16) long x 37mm (1 /16) wide; elliptic shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, rounded bases

Veins, stems & branches are light green

PARENTAGE: (Drama Girl x Roesse Blacky) x Loxhore Mazurka

Lax upright or stiff trailer

Self branching

Makes good upright or climber

Prefers full sun

Best bloom & foliage color in bright light

Tested 3 years in St

Michielsgestel, The Netherlands

Distinguished by elegant red flowers.

Henkelly's Chloris

Hybridiser: H.A.C. Spierings 2007 NL

Seed Parent: Drama Girl

Pollen Parent: Roesse Blacky

NKvF number: 4481

AFS number: 6796

Approval Number: 070 309

Points: 63

Flower: single, hanging from a solid neutral stem, pink / purple-red, 33mm.

Flower Tube: tube, diameter round, light pink 62C, 17x6mm.

Sepals: horizontal position, four-sided symmetry, top flat, hollow section, boss dimensions small and yellowish 152A, exterior color pink 68B, 68A pink inside, 33x11mm.

Petals: closed form, bottom view around, not outstanding, the petals are broad formed with an edge, color base pair red 71B, middle and outskirts couple red 71A, 16x21mm.

Filament: purple, variable length, 25-19mm.

Anther: purple.

Pollen: missing.

Style: pink, 64mm.

Stigma: cream, lobed.

Flowering: normal.

Flowering: normal.

Bud: oblong, extreme point sideways, round diameter, axillary one button per leaf axil, top opens like a lantern.

Berry: elongated and green, 8x4mm.

Leaf: elliptical shape, top striker foot rounded edge slightly serrated, matt appearance, smooth and flat, similar veins, medium green color top, bottom, midrib, veins and light green petiole.

Growth habit: half pendant.

Growing Method: tall shrub / climbing for in full sun, best color in bright light.

Specialties: Self branching plant with beautiful roodverleur end leaf as the plant in the sun and strong growth, hence a climber.

Flower Size
Medium (3 - 4.5cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Habit
Semi Trailing #
Hardiness
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #