Huet's Barnsteen

La Campanella    
Huet's Basalt    


AFS description:
  ‘Huet's Barnsteen’- No. 8256 (Braam 2013) Double. Upright/Trailer. COROLLA: full flared, smooth petal margins; opens dark purple (79A); matures dark purple (79B); 25mm (1”) long x 20mm (3/4”) wide. SEPALS are fully up, tips reflexed; dark reddish purple (61A) upper surface; reddish purple (61B) lower surface; 35mm (1 3/8") long x 10mm (3/8") wide. TUBE is reddish purple (61B); medium length & thickness    ; 25mm (1") long x 5mm (3/16”) wide. STAMENS extend 10mm (3/8”) beyond the corolla; dark purple (79B) filaments; light yellow (18B) anthers. PISTIL extends 30mm (1 3/16”) beyond the corolla; purple (77A) style; light yellow (18B) stigma. BUD is elongated. FOLIAGE is yellowish green (144A) upper surface; yellowish green (144B) lower surface. Leaves are 45mm (1 3/4") long x 18mm (11/16") wide, elliptic shaped, smooth edges, acute tips, acute bases. Veins are yellowish green (144A), stems are dark red (178A), branches are apple green (144C). PARENTAGE: ‘La Campanella’ x ‘Huet’s Basalt’. Lax upright or stiff trailer. Self branching. Makes good basket or upright. Prefers overhead filtered light, warm climate. Best bloom & foliage color in filtered light. Tested 3 years in Doetinchem, The Netherlands. Fuchsia Nieuwigheden Certificering. Distinguished by beautifully flared flowers & unusual color combination.