Year Introduced: 1987
Beautiful deep red and orange red blooms, set off against handsome foliage with red stems.
Tube: Red 53C, long, slim, peg top, slightly narrows in the middle.
Sepals: Red 53C above, dark orange 41A below, 1/2 down, tips slightly reflexed.
Corolla: Orange red 44B, 1/4 flared, smooth petals.
Foliage: Very dark green above, dark red below, with red veins and stems. Slightly hairy.
Parentage: Whiteknights Ruby X Fanfare.
AFS 2375, NKvF 2198
WALZ FANFARE - No. 2375 (Waldenmaier, 1988)
Quarter flared 10mm (3/8") long x 10mm wide COROLLA is orangy red (44B) with smooth petal edges
Half down 10mm (3/8") long x 8mm (1/4") wide SEPALS are red (53C) on the upper surface, dark orange (41A) on the lower surface with reflexed tips
Proportionately long thin 50mm (2") long TUBE is red (53C)
STAMENS and PISTIL extend 10mm (3/8") below corolla with lilac filaments, anthers, style and stigma
Triphylla type bloom
FOLIAGE is very dark green on the upper surface, dark red on the lower surface with 140mm (5 1/2") long x 50mm (2") wide lanceolate shaped pubescent leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and bases
Branches are red
PARENTAGE: 'Whiteknights Ruby' x 'Fanfare'
Stiff trailer will make a good basket
Prefers overhead filtered light with best bloom color in bright light
VKC Award of Merit 1987
Tested 5 years in Schaijk, The Netherlands
Distinguished by: foliage and bloom color, plant form.
Flower: single; Long and narrow, on wind-like hanging flower triphyllas type.
Flower Tube: long; thin, especially at the base; halfway through the tube thickening; color: deep red (46C) with slightly darker (46B) lines; . glossy
Sepals: narrow; completely beaten down; outside: turkish red; inside: orange (33B), deep groove across the middle. petals: ¼ outstanding; narrow and long petals; color: intense red orange (33A); pronounced veins on the middle; . bright tinge
Filament: red orange.
Style: red orange; the style is hardly beyond the flower out.
Stigma: red oranges; . clavate
Flowering time: quite late; after the first flowering form side shoots that soon turn bud and blossom.
Bud: extremely elongated.
Leaf: slightly hairy; medium lancet-shaped leaves; pointed tip; pointed foot; coarsely toothed edge; color: dark bronze-green; Red grain; short red stem.
Leaf Position: three or more leaves per stem node.
Growth habit: upright and great; The red stems branch out horizontally.
Growing Method: shrub for place in full sun and bright light.
Specifics: This looks like Fuchsia Fanfare, but has smaller flowers that are intensely colored. Not ensile. For the flowering additional fertilizing with P. In spring-time peaks, then allowed to grow.
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