Year Introduced: 1990
The long bright flowers and somewhat stiff trailing growth make this a superb hanging basket fuchsia. Needs pinching. Regarding the capitalisation of the prefix, the breeder, Henk Waldenmaier states:
“Until 2001, all my cultivars bore the name prefix WALZ. WALZ is an acronym composed of the first letters of the surnames of the grandparents of my children. It must therefore use all capital letters and be written together.”
Tube: Salmon rose, long, slender and tapered.
Sepals: Salmon rose fading to orange. Held horizontal and reflexed.
Corolla: Orange at the base blending to bold dark red, 1/4 flared.
Foliage: Mid green.
Parentage: (F. magdalenae x Rubra Grandiflora) x Bicentennial.
AFS 2523, NKvF 2534
WALZ HARP - No. 2523 (Waldenmaier, 1989)
Quarter flared 20mm (3/4) long x 23mm (7/8) wide COROLLA is red (44A) with orange base and smooth petal edges
Half down 26mm (1) long x 10mm (3/8) wide SEPALS are reddish orange (43B) on the upper surface, orange (32A) on the lower surface with recurved to reflexed tips
Proportionately very long thin 55mm (2 1/8) long x 5mm (1/8) wide TUBE is reddish orange (43C)
STAMENS do not extend below corolla with dark rose (55A) filaments and yellowish white (158A) anthers
PISTIL extends 1mm (1 1/16) below corolla with dark rose (55A) style and light pink (55D) stigma
FOLIAGE is dark green (135A) on the upper surface, medium green (137C) on the lower surface with 75mm (3) long x 40mm (1 5/8) wide lanceolate shaped pubescent leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and obtuse bases
Veins, stems and branches are red
PARENTAGE: (F. magdalenae x F. fulgens var
rubra grandiflora) x Bicentennial
Natural to stiff trailer will make a good basket
Prefers overhead filtered light with best bloom color in bright light
Stiff horizontal long branches need pinching
Award of Merit, 1988, VKC The Netherlands
Tested 3 years in Schijk, The Netherlands
Distinguished by: bloom color and shape.
Flower: single; long and rather narrow hanging flower; Dim.. 85 mm; color: pink
Flower Tube: long and thin; warts at the base; Dim.. 60 x 5 mm; there is a narrowing at ¾ of the length; light bright pink (52D), base cream
Sepals: horizontal standing off and slightly bulged; half beaten down; arched tops; outside: vermilion red blush pink with vermilion (44D); inside: orange with pink tinge (44C); tops green
Petals: ¼ outstanding yo half outstanding; shell shaped in width wavy petals with narrow base; slightly wavy margin; color: deep scarlet red (60B); inside bright red (60B), basic lighter; dark edge, faint darker veining; velvety touch
Filament: pink; the filaments are fused together
Style: pink red
Stigma: white / cream, lobed
Flowering: generous; the flowers are along a large part of the stem
Flowering time: normal
Bud: beautiful peg top; point sideways
Leaf: large; lancet to elliptical; Dim.. 80 x 45 mm; slightly hairy; pointed apex; both blunt and rounded foot; finely serrated edge; color: medium to dark green top 147A, 147B bottom; petiole red; red veins
Leaf position: 3 or more leaves per stem node
Growth habit: half pendant with horizontally growing branches; good tips needed
Cultivation Method: halfhanger standard or pillar for site in full sun and bright light
Special features: beautiful fuchsia constantly in bloom with beautiful colorful flowers. Not ensiling. Refresh every few years. Is widely used in crossing work in the Netherlands and abroad.
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