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)
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
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.
Pollen: No data.
Style: white, 51mm.
Stigma: yellow, clavate
Flowering time: usual.
Bud: drop point sideways, round diameter, axillary one button per leaf axils.
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.
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