AFS description: ‘Herps
Fruithof’ – No 8601 (Waldenmaier 2015)
Single. Upright. COROLLA: quarter flared, round shaped, smooth petal
margins; opens & matures dark rose (67C); 22mm (7/8") long x 21mm
(13/16") wide. SEPALS are half up, tips recurved up; pale yellowish
green (149D) upper surface; light yellowish green (154C) lower
surface; 30mm (1 3/16") long x 10mm (3/8") wide. TUBE is red (46C);
short & thick; 10mm (3/8") long x 9mm (5/16") wide. STAMENS extend
5mm (3/16”) beyond the corolla; pink (62B) filaments; dark rose
(64C) anthers. PISTIL extends 15mm (9/16”) beyond the corolla; pale
pink (62D) style; light yellow (8C) stigma. BUD is elongated.
FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) upper surface; medium green (138A)
lower surface. Leaves are 65mm (2 9/16") long x 35mm (1 3/8") wide,
ovate shaped, serrate edges, acute tips, rounded bases. Veins, stems
& branches are green. PARENTAGE: (F. splendens tetraploid x
F. fulgens Gesneriana tetraploid) x ‘Torville and
Dean’. Medium upright. Makes good upright. Prefers overhead filtered
light. Best bloom & foliage color in bright light. Tested 3 years in
Herpen, The Netherlands. Fuchsia Nieuwigheden Certificering.
Distinguished by flower color.