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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Miesecke, Carl, (US)
Year Introduced: 1977
Height 50cm
Spread 70cm


A gorgeous pinkish orange flowered fuchsia, the more sun, the more orange the overall colour cast is reputed to be.

Stiff, mounded growth habit, very dense and bushy. Useful and highly distinctive.

Apparently raised in California (grown in San José for 15 years before registration and introduction), original hybridizer unknown.

Tube: Pale rose pink with orange overtones, fairly long.

Sepals: Pale orange-pink blending to green tips, held 1/2 down and very slightly reflexed.

Corolla: Vermilion, more orangey near base of spoon shaped petals. ¼ flared.

Foliage: Notably pale green, stiff leaves.

AFS 1420, NKvF 1452

Flower Size
Small (1.5 - 3cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Trailing #
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #
Tubular Flower #