Year Introduced: 1987
Profuse bunches of long single flowers. Not easy, a fuchsia for experienced growers, but highly rewarding. Needs pinching.
Tube: Magenta rose to aubergine, long, flared.
Sepals: Magenta rose 64B/C above, ruby red 61A/B below, 1/2 down, recurved.
Corolla: Opens oxblood red 187A, matures paler 187B, 1/4 flared, short, smooth petals.
Foliage: Darkish medium green.
Parentage: F. excorticata x F. triphylla.
AFS 2048, NKvF 1599
MAORI PIPES - No. 2048 (de Graaff, 1987)
Quarter flared 7mm (1/4) long x 5mm (1/8) wide COROLLA is oxblood red (187A) maturing slightly lighter (187B) with smooth petal edges
Half down 12mm (1/2) long x 6mm (1/4) wide SEPALS are magenta rose (64B/C) on the upper surface, ruby red (61A/B) on the lower surface with recurved tips
Proportionately long 22mm (7/8) long x 3-7mm (1/8-1/4) wide magenta rose TUBE is of proportionately medium thickness
STAMENS extend 2mm (1/16) below corolla with ruby red filaments and brown anthers
PISTIL extends 5mm below corolla with ruby red style and peach stigma
Long pointed BUD
Triphylla type FOLIAGE is dark green (147A) on the upper surface, lighter (147B/C) on the lower surface with 60mm (2 3/8) long x 22mm (7/8) wide lanceolate shaped leaves, serrulate edges, acute tips and bases
Veins are pale green, stems light green with light greyed brown branches
PARENTAGE: F. excorticata x F. triphylla
Medium to tall upright
Will make a good upright or decorative
Prefers full sun in a cool to warm climate
Botanical Award, VKC Holland, 1985
Tested 3 years in Lisse, The Netherlands and introduced in 1985
Distinguished by: bloom color combination.
Hybridiser: H. J. de Graaff 1985 NL
Seed parent: F. excorticata
Pollen parent: F. triphylla
NKvF number: 1599
AFS number: 2048
Flower: single, standing off to a strong hairy stem, L.paarsrood / red pair, 42mm.
Flower Tube: bell-shaped, angular diameter, bright red pair 64C, 35x6mm.
Sepals: horizontal position, symmetry four sides, top and sectional plane, exterior color and red top pair 64A, 64B inside purple-red, 12x6mm.
Petals: bell-shaped crown, bottom view around, outstanding quarter, the petals are usually formed with a tip, dark purplish red color entirely 59A, darker veins, 9x6mm.
Filament: eggplant, four long and four short stamens, 11x8mm.
Style: eggplant, 46mm.
Stigma: pink, lobed.
Flowering time: usual.
Bud: triphyllas shape, angular diameter, axillary one bud per leaf axils, normally open top.
Berry: No data.
Leaf: spatula shape, head and foot pointed, slightly serrated edge, matt appearance, velvety and flat veins deepens, color medium green upper side, lower side light green, midrib, veins and petiole reddish.
Growth habit: upright.
Growing Method: bush for filtered light, best color in filtered light.
Special features: triphylla hybrid with the flowers at the end of the branch, so that the inflorescence resembling a bunch. Approved by the VKC 10 or 18-8-1985.
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