Huet's Maansteen

Huet's Olivijn    


AFS description:
  ‘Huet's Maansteen’- No. 8279 (Braam 2013) Double. Upright/Trailer. COROLLA: half flared, square shaped, wavy petal margins; opens violet (77B), orange flames; matures light reddish purple (72C), orange flames; 35mm (1 3/8”) long x 30mm (1 3/16”) wide. PETALOIDS: pink (35C); 10mm (3/8”) long x 5mm (3/16”) wide. SEPALS are horizontal, tips recurved, twisted right to left; pale pink (62D) tipped white upper surface; pink (62B) tipped white lower surface; 60mm (2 3/8") long x 25mm (1") wide. TUBE is white (155A); long, medium thickness; 25mm (1") long x 5mm (3/16”) wide. STAMENS do not extend beyond the corolla; rose (68C) filaments; light rose (68D) anthers. PISTIL extends 40mm (1 9/16”) beyond the corolla; white (155D) style; cream (158C) stigma. BUD is cylindrical. FOLIAGE is yellowish green (144A) upper surface; yellowish green (144B) lower surface. Leaves are 70mm (2 3/4") long x 40mm (1 9/16") wide, ovate shaped, wavy edges, acute tips, rounded bases. Veins are yellowish green (144B), stems are apple green (144C), branches are dark grayish purple (184A). PARENTAGE: ‘Quasar’ x ‘Huet’s Olivijn’. 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 large flowers, color combination & shape.