Year Introduced: 2011
This certainly is a very vigorous and beautiful fuchsia, take a look at the hybridiser comments tab to see Mario's description.
Tube: Pale rose pink.
Sepals: Pale rose pink, held 1/2 down and slightly reflexed.
Corolla: White with pale rose pink blush, 1/4 flared.
Foliage: Dark green.
Parentage: ((Göttingen x Our Ted) x (Göttingen x Our Ted)) x Delicate White.
AFS 8165, NKvF 4916
(Photo by kind permission of Mario de Cooker.)
Dharlah – No 8165 (De Cooker 2013)
COROLLA: unflared, wavy petal margins; opens & matures pale pink (62D); 11mm (7/16") long x 8mm (5/16") wide
SEPALS are half down, tips reflexed; pink (62A) upper surface; light pink (62C) lower surface; 25mm (1") long x 8mm (5/16") wide
TUBE is pink (62A); medium length & thickness; 14mm (9/16") long x 4mm (1/8") wide
STAMENS extend 1mm (1/16") beyond the corolla; pale lavender (65D) filaments; pale tan (161D) anthers
PISTIL extends 25mm (1") beyond the corolla; yellow (16D) style; pale tan (161D) stigma
BUD is elongated
FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) upper surface; medium green (137C) lower surface
Leaves are 60mm (2 3/8") long x 35mm (1 3/8") wide, elliptic shaped, smooth edges, acute tips, rounded bases
Veins & stems are light green, branches are green
PARENTAGE: [(Göttingen x Our Ted) x (Göttingen x Our Ted)] x Delicate White
Makes good upright
Prefers overhead filtered light
Best bloom & foliage color in filtered light
Tested 4 years in Ohé en Laak, The Netherlands
Nomination by N.K.v.F as recommendable cultivar
Distinguished by bloom shape & delicate color.
Hybridiser: M. de Cooker 2011 NL
Seed Parent: (Göttingen Our Ted x) x (x Göttingen Our Ted)
Pollen Parent: Delicate White
NKvF number: 4916
AFS number: 8165
Approval Number: 110108
Flower: single hanging on a loose neutral stem L.roze / L.roze, 41mm.
Flower Tube: tube, diameter round, light pink 62C, 14x4mm.
Sepals: stand down completely symmetrical four-sided, top down, diameter sphere, color exterior and top light pink 62A, 62C inside light pink, 25x8mm.
Petals: normally shaped crown, bottom view around, not outstanding, the short-stemmed petals are lobed with a tip and partially folded, light pink color completely 62D, 11x8mm.
Filament: pink, equal in length, 30mm.
Style: pink, 55mm.
Stigma: cream, lobed.
Bud oblong, round cross section, one axillary bud per leaf axil, normally open top.
Berry: round, 10x7mm.
Leaf: elliptical shape, top striker foot rounded edge slightly serrated, matt appearance, smooth and bumpy, veins deepens, color top, bottom and lateral veins dark green, light green midrib and petiole.
Growth habit: erect.
Cultivation Method: bush for filtered light, best color in the penumbra.
Special features: Self branching and strong plant with root sprouts. This is a cultivar nominated by the NKvF.
The triphylla hybrid fuchsia ‘Dharlah’ (De Cooker, 2011) is a vigorous, upright growing fuchsia, which can be grown both as a bush, pillar or standard. It has, amongst others, Göttingen and Our Ted in its parentage. Best color is obtained if the pink flower is protected from direct sunlight. Indications exist that ‘Dharlah’ is a hardy fuchsia, and this will be tested further in the coming years. If ‘Dharlah’ proves to be a real hardy cultivar it could give an excellent display in a lightly shaded border area, growing up to a height of about 1.5 meters within a couple of months.
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