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Hybridiser: de Cooker, Mario, (NL)
Year Introduced: 1999

Vigorous, self branching, makes a good basket or bush. Named after a family brown and white Fox Terrier which sadly passed away in 2010.

Tube: Waxy white with pink blush, or pink, and with occasional green stripes. Short.

Sepals: Light pink upper, darker rose pink undersides, with recurved apple green tips. Held up from horizontal, sometimes vertical.

Corolla: Usually fully flared (our photo shows immature flower), opens bluey violet and matures purple.

Parentage: (Playboy x unknown) x Belle de Limbourg.

AFS 7660, NKvF 3971

Tycha – No 7660 (de Cooker 2011)

Single. Upright/Trailer

COROLLA: full flared, saucer shape, wavy petal margins; opens violet (90C), veined reddish purple, white spot; matures dark purple (78A); 27mm (1 1/16") long x 26mm (1") wide

SEPALS: half down, tips recurved; red (52A) and light pink (55D) upper surface; dark rose (55A) lower surface; 37mm (1 7/16") long x 11mm (7/16") wide

TUBE: waxy white, blushed pink, striped green; short, medium thickness; 11mm (7/16") long x 6mm (1/4") wide

STAMENS extend 32mm (1 1/4") beyond the corolla; magenta (68A) filaments; light rose (68D) anthers

PISTIL extends 40mm (1 9/16”) beyond the corolla; white style; yellowish white (4C) stigma

BUD: Drop shape

FOLIAGE: dark green (147A) upper surface; light olive green (147C) lower surface

Leaves are 41mm (1 5/8") long x 14mm (9/16”) wide, pubescent, lanceolate shaped, serrulate edges, obtuse tips, obtuse bases. Veins are dark green, stems are red, branches are reddish

PARENTAGE: (Playboy x unknown) x Belle de Limbourg

Lax upright or stiff trailer

Self branching

Makes good basket or upright

Prefers overhead filtered light

Best bloom and foliage color in filtered light

Tested 6 years in Ohé en Laak, The Netherlands

VKC Aalsmeer 1999

Distinguished by flower color


Hybridiser: M. de Cooker 1999 EN

Seed Parent: Playboy x unknown

Pollen Parent: Belle de Limbourg

NKvF number: 3971

AFS number: 7660

Flower: single, hanging from a solid winding handle, rose red / violet, 15mm.

Flower Tube: urnvorm, diameter round, waxy white, blush pink, green stripes, 11x6mm.

Sepals: stand down half later all the way up, two-sided symmetry, top up and twisted, diameter sphere, color exterior and pink top red 52A and 55D light pink, pink insides 55A, 37x11mm.

Petals: saucer-shaped top, bottom view square, completely outstanding, the petals are wide with a lobed edge, basic color white, middle violet 90C, 90B outskirts violet, purple-red veins, white spots, 27x26 mm.

Filament: pink, variable length, 36mm.

Anther: pink.

Pollen: No data.

Style: white, 51mm.

Stigma: yellow, clavate

Flowering: normal.

Flowering time: usual.

Bud: drop point sideways, round diameter, axillary one button per leaf axils.

Berry: elongated.

Leaf: lancet shape, head and foot stomp, edge strongly serrated, looks dull, flat and velvety, deeper veins, color top and dark green veins, lower side medium green, midrib and petiole red.

Growth habit: half hanger.

Growing Method: hanger, bush or pyramid to place in filtered light, best color in filtered light.

Special features: Self branching plant with firm, almost horizontal branches and long standing members. Beautiful fuchsia with rare crown. Approved by the VKC on 24-7-1999.

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