Huet's Californiet

Blue Mirage    

Bloem: dubbel. Bloembuis: lang ; kleur: wit (155B); afm. 15 x 8 mm. Kelkbladen: half teruggeslagen; buitenkant: roze met witte punten (73D); binnenkant: roze met witte punten (73B); afm. 45 x 20 mm. Kroonbladen:kwart uitstaand; afm. 40 x 30 mm.; kleur: violet (84B/A). Helmdraad: roodpaars; steekt 20mm onder kroonblad uit. Helmknop: roodpaars. Stijl: roze; steekt 50 mm onder kroonblad uit. Stempel: wit. Bloei: normaal. Groeiwijze: halfhanger, grote struik. Bijzonderheden: -.

AFS description:   ‘Huet's Californiet’- No. 8042 (Braam 2012) Double. Upright/Trailer. COROLLA: quarter flared, wavy or toothed petal margins; opens light violet (84B), white base; matures violet (84A), white base; 40mm (1 9/16”) long x 30mm (1 3/16”) wide. PETALOIDS: pale purple (76C); 6mm (1/4”) long x 4mm (1/8”) wide. SEPALS are half up, tips recurved up, twisted right to left; pale rose (73D) upper surface; light rose (73B) lower surface; 45mm (1 3/4”) long x 20mm (3/4") wide. TUBE is white (155B) striped pink; medium length & thickness; 15mm (9/16") long x 8mm (5/16") wide. STAMENS extend 20mm (3/4”) beyond the corolla; pink (62A) filaments; rose (63C) anthers. PISTIL extends 50mm (2”) beyond the corolla; pale pink (62D) style; white (155B) stigma. BUD is elongated. FOLIAGE is medium green (137B) upper surface; medium green (137C) lower surface. Leaves are 80mm (3 3/16") long x 45mm (1 3/4") wide, ovate shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, rounded bases. Veins are medium green (137D), stems & branches are dark grayish purple (183A). PARENTAGE: ‘Albatross’ x ‘Blue Mirage’. Tall, lax upright or stiff trailer. Makes good upright or standard. Prefers full sun, warm climate. Best bloom & foliage color in limited light. Tested 5 years in Doetinchem, The Netherlands. Fuchsia Nieuwigheden Certificering. Distinguished by flower color combination & shape.