Huet's Lijster

      Huet's Alexandriet    
Huet's Labradoriet    








AFS description:   ‘Huet’s Lijster’ – No 8498 (Braam 2015) Double. Upright. COROLLA: quarter flared, bell shaped, smooth petal margins; opens dark purple (79A); matures purple (77A); 25mm (1") long x 20mm (3/4") wide. SEPALS are half up, tips recurved up; white (155B) tipped green; white (155B), pale rose (73D) base, lower surface; 30mm (1 3/16") long x 15mm (9/16") wide. TUBE is white (155B); medium length & thickness; 12 mm (7/16") long x 5mm (3/16") wide. STAMENS do not extend beyond the corolla; pale rose (75D) filaments; dark purple (79A) anthers. PISTIL extends 30mm (1 3/16”) beyond the corolla; white (155A) style; pale yellow (158B) stigma. BUD is bulbous. FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) upper surface; medium green (137B) lower surface. Leaves are 55mm (2 3/16”) long x 40mm (1 9/16”) wide, ovate shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, obtuse bases. Veins, stems & branches are green. PARENTAGE: ‘Huet’s Alexandriet’ x ‘Huet’s Labradoriet’. Tall upright. Self branching. Makes good standard or pyramid. Heat tolerant if shaded. Best bloom & foliage color in limited light. Tested 3 years in Doetinchem, The Netherlands. Fuchsia Nieuwigheden Certificering. Distinguished by dark colored flowers.