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£2.25
Delivery from August
Hybridiser: de Cooker, Mario, (NL)
Year Introduced: 2008
Height 55cm
Spread 75cm

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Much more purple than pictured when grown in sun. Naturally trailing.

Tube: White with purple blush, long and slender, much bolder purple if grown in full sun.

Sepals: White with slightly deeper purple blush than tube, held 1/4down with slight recurve.

Corolla: Deep purple, 1/4 flared when mature.

Foliage: Darkish mid green.

Parentage: (((F. juntasensis x F. inflata) x F. magdalenae) x ((Checkerboard x Machu Picchu) x (Checkerboard x Machu Picchu))) x Wilsons Pearls.

AFS 7025, NKvF 4710

Remembering Claire – No 7025 (de Cooker, 2009)

Single. Trailer

COROLLA: quarter flared, bell shaped; wavy petal margins; opens reddish purple (61B); matures reddish purple (71B); 24mm (15/16) long x 18mm (11/16) wide

SEPALS: half down, tips reflexed, light twisting of tip to left & right; light rose (68D) tipped light yellowish green (154B) upper surface; rose (68B) lower surface; 30mm (1 3/16) long x 9mm (5/16) wide

TUBE: light rose (68D); long & thin; 43mm (1 11/16) long x 5mm (3/16) wide

STAMENS do not extend beyond the corolla; magenta (67B) filaments; light yellow (2B) anthers

PISTIL extends 10mm (3/8) beyond the corolla; magenta (67B) style; light yellow (2B) stigma

BUD: long

FOLIAGE: medium green (137B) upper surface; medium green (137C) lower surface

Leaves are 75mm (3) long x 40mm (1 9/16) wide; elliptic shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, rounded bases

Veins are gray green, stems & branches are reddish

PARENTAGE: {[(F. juntasensis x F. inflata) x F. magdalenae] x [(Checkerboard x Machu Picchu) x (Checkerboard x Machu Picchu)]} x Wilsons Pearls

Natural trailer

Makes good basket

Prefers overhead filtered light, cool climate

Heat tolerant if shaded

Best bloom & foliage color in filtered light

Tested 4 years in Ohé en Laak, The Netherlands

Nominated by NKvF as recommendable cultivar

Distinguished by beautiful long thin tube.

Remembering Claire

Hybridiser: M. Cooker 2008 NL

Seed Parent: {(x F.juntasensis F.inflata) F.magdalenae x} x {(Checkerboard Machu Picchu x) x (x Checkerboard Machu Picchu)}

Pollen Parent: Wilson's Pearls

NKvF number: 4710

AFS number: 7025

Approval Number: 080 114

Points: 78

Flower: single, hanging from a solid winding handle, L.paarsrood / D.roodpaars, 69mm.

Flower Tube: tubular shape, curved section around with some red stripes, bright red pair 68D, 43x5mm, the tube looks darker by the purple stripes 68A.

Sepals: state half down, four-sided symmetry, top up, cross-sectional plane, slightly twisted, boss dimensions small and groenigwit 154d, color exterior light pair red 68D, 68B inside light pair red, 30x9mm.

Petals: bell-shaped crown, bottom view oval, quarter outstanding, petals are normal shape with a serrated and corrugated edge and partially folded, color base and midfield dark red purple 61B, outskirts red purple 61A, cast dark red purple, 24x18mm.

Filaments: purple, 4 erected and 4 beaten back stamens 5-3mm, the base of the stamens form a sleeve.

Anther: yellow.

Pollen: yellow.

Style: purple, 80mm.

Stigma: cream, lobed.

Flowering: rich.

Flowering: normal.

Bud: oblong, point sideways, round cross section, one axillary bud per leaf axil, normally open top.

Berry: red to purple.

Leaf: elliptical shape, top striker foot rounded edge slightly serrated and corrugated appearance matte, velvety and flat, similar veins, color top, midrib and veins gray green, light green underside, petiole reddish.

Growth habit: hanging.

Cultivation Method: hanger for filtered light in a cool place, best color filtered light and in partial shade.

Special features: beautiful free flowering and velvety feeling plant 1 to 2 times to be pinched. The plant may only have a little bit of morning or evening sun, the rest is not tolerated. The plant has an unusual origin. This is a cultivar nominated by the NKvF.


"‘Remembering Claire has, amongst others, F,inflata, F.juntasensis and F.magdalenae in its parentage. It is a trailing fuchsia variety with long, single, deep purple flowers. Soon after its introduction in 2008, it has become very popular in The Netherlands. ‘Remembering Claire’ is named after a little pig that once was part of the family."
Awards
Certificates & Nominations NKvF RC
Flower Size
Large (4.5 - 6cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Habit
Trailing #
Hardiness
H2 (Min 1°C to 5°C) #
Properties
Tubular Flower #