– No 8237 (Waldenmaier 2013) Single. Upright. COROLLA:
quarter flared, bell shape, smooth petal margins; opens & matures
purple (71A); 20mm (3/4”) long x 20mm (3/4”) wide. SEPALS are
horizontal, tips recurved; yellowish green (145A) upper surface; light
apple green (145C) lower surface; 32mm (1 1/4") long x 10mm (3/8") wide.
TUBE is dark rose (51A); short, medium thickness; 11mm (7/16") long x
7mm (1/4”) wide. STAMENS extend 5mm (3/16”) beyond the corolla; pink
(62A) filaments; very pale orange (19D) anthers. PISTIL extends 15mm
(9/16”) beyond the corolla; pale pink (62D) style; yellow (5B) stigma.
BUD is elongated. FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) upper surface; medium
green (138A) lower surface. Leaves are 50mm (2") long x 40mm (1 9/16")
wide, cordate shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, cordate bases. Veins,
stems & branches are green. PARENTAGE: [(tetraploid) F. splendens
x (tetraploid) F. fulgens gesneriana] x unknown. Tall upright.
Makes good basket or upright. Prefers overhead filtered light. Heat
tolerant if shaded. Best bloom & foliage color in bright light. Tested 3
years in Herpen, The Netherlands. Fuchsia Nieuwigheden Certificering.
Distinguished by vigorous growth; flower shape & color.