Year Introduced: 1989
A truly beautiful and very vigorous fuchsia, makes absolutely fabulous large basket displays.
Tube: Creamy white, quite long.
Sepals: White with slight pink blush and green tips, held 1/2 down and attractively recurved.
Corolla: Rich rose pink with orange and white flushes at base of petals, little or no flare.
Foliage: Lightish mid green.
Parentage: Marie-Claire x Ami Fernand Schockert.
AFS 2510, NKvF 3541
I LOVE YOU - No. 2510 (Murru, 1989)
Nonflaring 15mm (5/8) long x 10mm (3/8) wide COROLLA is reddish orange (43B)/reddish purple (67A) with turned under smooth petal edges
Horizontally held 30mm (1 1/8) long x 7mm (1/4) wide SEPALS are rose (52C) with light yellowish green recurved tips
Proportionately long thin 20mm (3/4) long TUBE is dark rose (52B)
STAMENS extend 15mm below corolla with dark rose (52B) filaments and magenta (59D) anthers
PISTIL extends 20mm below corolla with dark rose (52B) style and pale yellow (2D) stigma
Long narrow BUD
FOLIAGE is dark green (147B) on the upper surface, light olive green (148B) on the lower surface with 55mm (2 1/8) long x 25mm (1) wide lanceolate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases
Veins, stems and branches are light olive green (147C)
PARENTAGE: Marie-Claire x Ami Fernand Schockert
Self branching natural trailer will make a good basket
Prefers overhead filtered light to full sun with best bloom color in bright light
Cold weather hardy to 39°F
Tested 3 years in Lottert, Belgium and introduced in 1986
Distinguished by: bloom color and shape, foliage color.
I Love You
Hybridiser: V. Murru 1989 BE
Seed parent: Marie-Claire
Pollen donor: Ami Fernand Schockert
NKvF number: 3541
AFS number: 2510
Flower: single, hanging on a loose stem, L.rood / red 38mm.
Flower Tube: tube, diameter round, light red 48B, 22x6mm.
Sepals: horizontal position, four-sided symmetry, top up, cross-sectional plane, boss dimensions small and light green yellow 150D, light red color outside and inside 48C, 26x8mm.
Petals: closed top, bottom view around, outstanding quarter, the petals are usually formed with a smooth edge, orange color base 35A, middle and outskirts 53C red, dark red edge, 16x10mm.
Filament: red, four long and four short stamens, 32-28mm.
Style: pink, 62mm.
Stigma: white, cleft.
Flowering time: usual.
Bud: oblong, tip sideways, angular diameter, axillary one bud per leaf axils.
Berry: No data.
Leaf: egg shape, top striker foot rounded edge strongly serrated, matt appearance, smooth and flat, similar veins, light green color entirely.
Growth habit: hanging.
Growing Method: hanger for filtered light, best color in filtered light.
Special features: no data.
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