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Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Spierings, Henk, (NL)
Year Introduced: 1967
Height 55cm
Spread 70cm


Naturally trailing fuchsia useful and very good for all types of hanging displays. Sometimes sold as Dark Mistery

Tube: Dark rose, aubergine tone, peg top.

Sepals: Dark rose, aubergine tone, horizontal to slightly up, recurved tips.

Corolla: Dark purple aubergine, up to 1/2 flared.

Foliage: Medium green.

Dark Mystery

Hybridiser: H.A.C. Spierings 1994 NL

Seed parent: Zulu King

Pollen parent: Zulu Queen

NKvF number: 7061

AFS number known in 2016

Flower: single, hanging from a solid winding stem, purple-red / purple 49mm.

Flower Tube: curved tube, diameter round, purple-red 60C, 18x6mm.

Sepals: horizontal position, four-sided symmetry, top variable diameter flat, exterior color and red top pair 60C, 60D Inside, 44x12mm.

Petals: straight crown, bottom view around, not outstanding, the petals are usually formed with a smooth edge and partially pleated, color base pair red light 83B, middle and outskirts 83A purple, pink lining, 20x24mm.

Filament: red, variable length, 46-39mm.

Anther: eggplant.

Pollen: gray.

Style: red, 72mm.

Stigma: eggplant, cleft.

Flowering: rich.

Flowering time: usual.

Bud: oblong, tip sideways, angular diameter, two axillary buds per leaf axils, normally open top.

Berry: No data.

Leaf: egg shape, top striker foot stomp, slightly serrated edge, matt appearance, smooth and bumpy, deeper veins, medium green color top, bottom, light green midrib and veins, petiole red.

Growth habit: half hanger.

Growing Method: hanger in the shade, color best in partial shade.

Special features: no data.

Flower Size
Large (4.5 - 6cm) #
Flower Type
Double #
Trailing #
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #