Year Introduced: 2014
A gorgeous new species hybrid from Mario de Cooker. Marble Crepe is a bush fuchsia with clusters of large, strongly tubular flowers in pale pink.
Tube: 35mm (1 3/8") long, white and pale blush pink.
Sepals: Short, white, yellowish green tips, held half down.
Corolla: Quarter flared, white with pink edge and overall pink veining that deepens with age. Petals are crumpled and textured.
Parentage: Roger de Cooker x F. fulgens (tetraploid).
Hybridiser: M. de Cooker 2014 NL
Seed Parent: Roger de Cooker
Pollen Parent F. fulgens (tetraploid)
NKvF number: 7066
AFS number known in 2015
Approval Number: 140301
Flower: single, hanging from a neutral solid stem, white / pink, 50mm.
Flower Tube: curved tube, diameter round, white N155D, blush pink, 36x10mm.
Sepals: half-down position, symmetry four sides, top and sectional plane, boss dimensions quarter and slightly yellowish 144C, color white N155C exterior, interior white, 15x7mm.
Petals: bell-shaped crown, bottom view square, quarter outstanding, the petals around with a tip and partially folded crumpled up, all white color, edge and pink veining 39B, 15x12mm.
Filament : pink, 4 long and 4 short stamens, 20-15mm.
Style: white, 50mm.
Stigma: cream, lobed.
Bud triphyllas shape, point sideways, angular diameter, axillary one button per leaf axil, normally open top.
Berry: No data.
Leaf: egg shape, apex blunt foot heart shape, edge strongly serrated, looks dull, rough and bumpy, veins deepens, medium green color top, bottom, midrib, veins and light green petiole.
Growth habit: erect.
Cultivation Method: bush for in full sun or filtered light, best color in bright light or filtered light.
Special features: easy cutting and experienced self branching plant with flowers with aging to pink discoloration. Petals have some way of crepe paper and appear pink because of the strong veining and bright pink border. The short denser flowers shows the plant kingdom (spray) flowering. This is a cultivar nominated by the NKvF.
|Certificates & Nominations||NKvF R|
|Large (4.5 - 6cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|