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£2.25
Delivery from August
Hybridiser: Bielby & Oxtoby, (UK)
Year Introduced: 1990
Height 35cm
Spread 60cm

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Extremely free-flowering fuchsia, which together with its naturally lax habit makes it an excellent choice for hanging baskets.

Tube: Porcelain-white with occasional faint rose blush.

Sepals: Pale pink with apple green tips. Held horizontally or slightly up with recurved tips. Broad.

Corolla: Pale lilac-pink shading to rose-pink towards edges, darker picotee edge and pale pink splashes along the faint red veins.

Foliage: Mid green slightly narrowish leaves.

Parentage: Pink Panther x Pink Marshmallow.

AFS 2625, NKvF 2658

KIT OXTOBY - No. 2625 (Bielby-Oxtoby, 1990)

Double. Upright

Three quarter flared round 30mm (1 1/8) long x 55mm (2 1/8) wide COROLLA opens dark rose (54B) shading darker to edge maturing slightly darker (54A) shading darker to edge with smooth petal edges

Half up 40mm (1 5/8) long x 15mm (5/8) wide SEPALS are light pink (36D) on the upper surface, pale pink (56B) on the lower surface with recurved tips

Proportionately medium 20mm (3/4) long x 8mm (1/4) wide TUBE is light pink (36D)

STAMENS extend 10mm (3/8) beyond corolla with pink (54D) filaments and orangish brown (172B) anthers

PISTIL extends 15mm beyond corolla with light pink (49C) style and greyish yellow (161A) stigma

Pear shaped BUD

FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) on the upper surface, medium green (139C) on the lower surface with 50mm (2) long x 40mm (1 5/8) wide cordate shaped leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases

Veins are green with pinkish green stems and brown branches

PARENTAGE: Pink Panther x Pink Marshmallow

Self branching medium upright, standard, pillar or decorative

Prefers overhead filtered light in a cool climate with best bloom color in filtered light

Cold weather hardy to 32°F

Easy to grow

Tested 3 years in East Yorkshire, England

Distinguished by: picotee edged petals, continuous blooms.

Flower Size
Large (4.5 - 6cm) #
Flower Type
Double #
Habit
Trailing #
Hardiness
H3 (Min 1°C to -5°C) #