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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Waldenmaier, Henk, (NL)
Year Introduced: 2011

Dramatic flowers of rich berry colours, with a pale pink tube and distinctive flower shape, ideal for basket or container use.

Tube: Rose 67D, thin.

Sepals: Dark rose 67C above, reddish purple 66B below, 1/2 up, recurved.

Corolla: Dark reddish purple 61A, 1/2 flared, but with an outer layer of shorter and widely flared petaloids.

Parentage: Herps Parachute x Huet's Ametrien.

AFS 7716

‘Herps Witkar’ – No 7716 (Waldenmaier 2011)



COROLLA: half flared, round shape, smooth petal margins; opens & matures dark reddish purple (61A); 20mm (3/4") long x 18mm (11/16") wide.

PETALOIDS: dark reddish purple (61A) with white spots on edges; 10mm (3/8”) long x 8mm (5/16”) wide.

SEPALS: half up, tips recurved up; dark rose (67C) upper surface; reddish purple (66B) lower surface; 25mm (1") long x 8mm (5/16”) wide.

TUBE: rose (67D); medium length, thin; 16mm (5/8”) long x 4mm (1/8”) wide.

STAMENS extend 5mm (3/16”) beyond the corolla; dark reddish purple (61A) filaments; dark reddish purple (62A) anthers.

PISTIL extends 25mm (1”) beyond the corolla; reddish purple (66B) style; pink (62A) stigma.

BUD: Globular.

FOLIAGE: dark green (137A) upper surface; medium green (137B) lower surface.

Leaves are 70mm (2 3/4") long x 25mm (1”) wide, elliptic shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, acute bases.

Veins & branches are red, stems are green.

PARENTAGE: ‘Herps Parachute’ x ‘Huet’s Ametrien’.

Lax upright or stiff trailer.

Makes good basket.

Prefers overhead filtered light.

Best bloom & foliage color in filtered light.

Tested 3 years in Herpen, The Netherlands.

Fuchsia Nieuwigheden Certificering.

Distinguished by flower color.

<p>Flower: double.</p> <p>Flower Tube:  color: pink (67D); dim. 16 x 4 mm.</p> <p>Sepals: half beaten up; outside: light pink eggplant (67C) inside: dark pink eggplant (66B); dim. 25 x 8 mm.</p> <p>Petaloids: red purple eggplant with white spots on the edges.</p> <p>Petals: Half outstanding; dim. 20 x 18 mm .; color: red purple eggplant (61A).</p> <p>Filament: purple; protrudes 5 mm petal off.</p> <p>Anther: pink.</p> <p>Style: red purple; protrudes 25 mm lower petal out.</p> <p>Stigma: Pink</p> <p>Bloom: Normal</p> <p>Leaf: Green</p> <p>Growth habit: half hanger.</p> <p>Details: white spots on corolla band flared.</p>

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