Year Introduced: 1997
This is a truly superb fuchsia which produces masses of smallish single flowers on long arching growths. The dark, glossy flowers look lovely against the distinctive silvery green foliage.
Tube: Cerise pink.
Sepals: Cerise pink to rose red at the tips.
Foliage: Silvery, metallic green
Parentage: (Insa x unknown) x unknown.
Hybridiser: DE. Krom 1998 NL
Seed parent: seedling of Insa
Pollen parent: N.A.
NKvF number: 3862
Flower: single, hanging on a loose neutral stem D.rood / D.paarsrood, 24mm.
Flower Tube: sleeve, round diameter, dark red 60A, 9x5mm.
Sepals: horizontal position until folded, four-sided symmetry, top up, section plane 60A 28x6mm color completely dark.
Petals: normally shaped crown, bottom view around, outstanding quarter, the petals are spade-shaped with a serrated edge, dark red color base 60D, 71A midfield dark red purple, dark red purple outskirts 187A, 16x13mm.
Filament: eggplant, four long and four short stamens, 32-26mm.
Style: eggplant, 56mm.
Stigma: eggplant, lobed.
Flowering time: usual.
Bud: oblong, tip sideways, round diameter, two axillary buds per leaf axils, normally open top.
Berry: No data.
Leaf: elliptical shape, top striker foot stomp, slightly serrated edge, glossy appearance, smooth and flat, similar veins, leaf arrangement meertallig, color top and bottom dark green, midrib and petiole red, medium green veins.
Growth habit: half hanger.
Growing Method: hanger for filtered light, best color in filtered light.
Special features: approved by the VKC on 27-7-1998.
|Medium (3 - 4.5cm)||#|
|H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C)||#|