Year Introduced: 1985
This amazing long tubed trailing fuchsias carries bunches of magenta and cardinal red slender flowers, giving an eye-catching and appealing show. Likes overhead lightly filtered sun, and is heat tolerant if shaded.
Tube: Bright cardinal red, long and slender with a 'hip' at the sepal end.
Sepals: Bold cardinal red with pale pink tips, held 1/2 down with slight reflex at tips.
Corolla: Magenta, 1/4 flared.
Foliage: Dark green, slightly lighter on the underside of the leaves.
Parentage: (F. magdalenae x (Forgotten Dreams x unknown)) x Whiteknights Pearl.
AFS 2065, NKvF 2357
WALZ HOORN - No. 2065 (Waldenmaier, 1987)
Quarter flared 17mm (5/8") long x 18mm (3/4") wide COROLLA is magenta (66B) with smooth petal edges
Half down 25mm (1") long x 9mm (3/8") wide SEPALS are cardinal red (53D) on the upper surface, slightly lighter (53C) on the lower surface with reflexed tips
Proportionately long 55mm (2 (1/8") long x 8mm (1/4") wide cardinal red TUBE is of proportionately medium thickness
STAMENS do not extend below corolla with pink (55C) filaments and yellow (18C) anthers
PISTIL extends 5mm (1/8") below corolla with pink style and yellow stigma
70mm (2 (3/4") long x 13mm (1/2") wide TUBE
FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) on the upper surface, lighter (138A) on the lower surface with 100mm ( 3 (7/8") long x 45mm (1 (3/4") wide ovate shaped glabrescent leaves, serrate edges, acute tips and rounded bases. Veins and stems are medium green (138A)
PARENTAGE: [F. magdalenae x Forgotten Dreams x unknown)] x Whiteknights Pearl
Natural to stiff trailer
Will make a good basket, standard or pillar
Prefers overhead filtered light to full sun and is heat tolerant if shaded
Best bloom color in bright to filtered light
Certificate of Honor, Dutch Committee of Inspection, Aalsmeer
Tested 3 years in Schaijk, The Netherlands and introduced in 1985
Distinguishing features: long tubed trailer.
Flower: Single; long flower hanging on a long peduncle; Dim.. 80 mm
Flower Tube: long and thin; Dim.. 55 x 8 mm; sometimes bent at the base; color: shiny crimson (53C) with darker stripes; warts at the base of the edges of the sepals
Sepals: Short and wide beaten down sepals; beaten down tops; Dim.; 25 x 8 mm; outside: glossy deep scarlet red (46C), red and green stripes point; inside: turkish red; tops striking bright green
Petals: ¼ outstanding; the petals, the length of which is slightly greater than the width, having at the upper edge 3 lobes; Dim.. 17 x 18 mm; color: bright purple cyclamen (67A) to crimson purple (61C); basic turkish red; vague darker veining; some petals are on stalks
Filament: cream; messy
Stigma: cream; lobed
Flowering: generous to very generous; the flowers hang in bunches on the end of the stems
Flowering time: normal
Bud: beautiful shiny red, some angular bud; bag form, oblong; striking green top with side-firing point
Leaf: normal size; elliptical leaf; Dim.. 80 x 40 mm; pointed apex; obtuse base; coarsely toothed edge; corrugated; color: fresh medium green satin, top 147A, 147B bottom; red petiole
Growth habit: half pendant; self branching; the stems are short members
Cultivation Method: halfhanger for place in full sun and bright light
Specialties: fuchsia with beautiful colors by the shiny, gracefully shaped hanging fresh red flowers and nicely drawn buttons
Can be ensiled.
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