Huet's COPAL

Huet's Heliotroop    
Hula Girl    


AFS description:
  ‘Huet's Copal’- No. 8264 (Braam 2013) Double. Upright/Trailer. COROLLA: half flared, square shaped, wavy petal margins; opens violet (85A), white flames at base; matures violet (86D); 15mm (9/16”) long x 15mm (9/16”) wide. SEPALS are horizontal, tips recurved; light pink (62C) tipped green upper surface; pale pink (62D) tipped green lower surface; 25mm (1") long x 12mm (7/16") wide. TUBE is greenish white (157A); short, medium thickness; 6mm (1/4") long x 5mm (3/16”) wide. STAMENS extend 2mm (1/16”) beyond the corolla; magenta (63A) filaments; cream (168C) anthers. PISTIL extends 5mm (3/16”) beyond the corolla; light pink (62C) style; very pale orange (159B) stigma. BUD is bulbous. FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) upper surface; medium green (138B) lower surface. Leaves are 50mm (2") long x 28mm (1 1/8") wide, ovate shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, rounded bases. Veins & stems & branches are medium green (138B). PARENTAGE: ‘Huet’s Heliotroop’ x ‘Hula Girl’. 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 flower color combination.