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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: de Boer, Jan, (NL)
Year Introduced: 2008
Height 60cm
Spread 65cm


Small unusually shaped and coloured flowers, a fuchsia with a bushy semi-creeping habit

Tube: Smoky red & green

Sepals: Smoky red fading to green at tips

Corolla: Dark smoky violet

Foliage: Mid green. Smallish leaves

Parentage: (F. perscandens x F. procumbens) x (Lechlade Chinaman x F. splendens)

AFS 6854, NkvF 5419

Jasper Marnix – No 6854 (de Boer, 2008)

Single. Upright

COROLLA: unflared, smooth petal margins, bell shape; opens & matures dark reddish purple (187B); 8mm (5/16) long x 4mm (1/8) wide

SEPALS: fully up, tips recurved; dark reddish purple (187B) upper & lower surfaces; 16mm (5/8) long x 4mm (1/8) wide

TUBE: plum (185B); medium length & thickness; 8mm (5/16) long x 4mm (1/8) wide

STAMENS extend 5mm (3/16) beyond the corolla; plum (185B) filaments; dark reddish purple (187B) anthers

PISTIL extends 7mm (1/4) beyond the corolla; dark reddish purple (187B) style; tan (162A) stigma

BUD is longish

FOLIAGE is yellowish green (144A) upper surface; light olive green (148B) lower surface

Leaves are 67mm (2 5/8) long x 40mm (1 9/16) wide; elliptic shaped, serrulate edges, acute tips, rounded bases

Veins, stems & branches are reddish

PARENTAGE: (F. perscandens x F. procumbens) x Lechlade Chinaman x F. splendens)

Lax upright

Self branching

Makes good basket or standard

Prefers full sun, cool or warm climate

Heat tolerant if shaded

Cold weather hardy to 1° C (30° F)

Best bloom & foliage color in bright light

Tested 4 years in Blesdijk, The Netherlands

Distinguished by flower shape & color.

Flower Size
Small (1.5 - 3cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Double #
Semi Trailing #
H1c (Min 5°C to 10°C) #