Year Introduced: 1999
Vigorous growth, superb looking fuchsia that flowers well but not as heavily as some. However the flowers look fabulous against the backdrop of dark foliage and give a pleasing balanced appearance overall.
Tube: Rich rose red 52A, long in proportion to the entire flower.
Sepals: Rich rose red above, green recurved tip, pink 52D below, horizontal.
Corolla: Magenta 68A, 1/2 flared when mature.
Foliage: Dark green with red veining underneath.
Parentage: ((F. magdalenae x Rubra Grandiflora) x Göttingen) x ((Checkerboard x Machu Picchu) x (Checkerboard x Machu Picchu)).
AFS 7652, NKvF 3883
Phaidra – No 7652 (de Cooker 2011)
COROLLA: quarter flared, smooth petal margins; opens and matures magenta (68A); 15mm (9/16") long x 14mm (9/16") wide
SEPALS: horizontal, tips recurved; red (52A) tipped light olive green (147C)upper surface; pink (52D) lower surface; 13mm (1/2") long x 6mm (1/4") wide
TUBE: red (52A); long, medium thickness; 18mm (11/16") long x 8mm (5/16") wide
STAMENS extend 5mm (3/16") beyond the corolla; white filaments; yellow (5B) anthers
PISTIL extends 5mm (3/16") beyond the corolla; pale yellow (5D) style; white stigma
FOLIAGE: dark green (147A) upper surface; medium green (147B) lower surface
Leaves are 59mm (2 3/8") long x 36mm (1 7/16") wide, elliptic shaped, serrulate edges, acute tips, rounded bases. Veins are yellow green, stems and branches are red
PARENTAGE: [(F. magdalenae x F. fulgens var. grandiflora) x Göttingen] x [(Checkerboard x Machu Picchu) x (Checkerboard x Machu Picchu)]
Makes good upright or standard
Prefers full sun in cool climate
Best bloom color in bright light
Best foliage color in filtered light
Tested 3 years in Ohé en Laak, The Netherlands
VKC Aalsmeer 1999
Distinguished by flower color
Hybridiser: M. de Cooker 1999 EN
Seed Donor: (F. F. fulgens magdalenae x grandiflora var.) X Gottingen
Pollen Donor: (Checkerboard Machu Picchu x) x (x Checkerboard Machu Picchu)
NKvF number: 3883
AFS number: 7652
Flower: single, standing off to a strong hairy stem, rose red / D.roze,, 38mm.
Flower Tube: tube, diameter round, rosy red 52A, 18x8mm.
Sepals: horizontal position, four-sided symmetry, top up, diameter sphere, boss dimensions small and green 147c, exterior color pink red 52A, 52D inside light pink, 13x6mm.
Petals: normally shaped crown, bottom view around, not outstanding, the petals are diamond shaped with rounded corners and a smooth edge, color base cream pink 33C, society and outskirts dark 68A, 15x14mm.
Filament : white, variable length, 19-21mm.
Style: cream, 36mm.
Stigma: white, clavate.
Button: sleeve, point sideways, angular diameter, two axillary buds per leaf axil, normally open top.
Berry: No data.
Leaf: elliptical shape, top striker foot rounded edge slightly serrated, matt appearance, smooth and flat, veins deepens, medium green color top, bottom, light green, yellow-green midrib and veins, petiole red.
Growth habit: erect.
Cultivation Method: bush for in full sun, best color in bright light.
Special features: very strong plant with hairy flour steal so it looks like a greyish layer is over. Approved by the VKC on 24-7-1999.
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