AFS description: ‘Herps
Geschut’ – No
8240 (Waldenmaier 2013) Single. Upright. COROLLA:
quarter flared, bell shape, smooth petal margins; opens &
matures red (53C); 14mm (9/16”) long x 15mm (9/16”) wide. SEPALS are
half down, tips reflexed; magenta (61C) upper surface; grayish
(196B) lower surface; 17mm (5/8") long x 10mm (3/8") wide. TUBE is
magenta (61C); long, medium thickness; 40mm (1 9/16") long x 9mm
(5/16”) wide. STAMENS extend 2mm (1/16”) beyond the corolla; pale
pink (62D) filaments; pale yellow (1D) anthers. PISTIL extends 15mm
(9/16”) beyond the corolla; pale pink (62D) style; pale yellow (1D)
stigma. BUD is oblong. FOLIAGE is dark green (137A) upper surface;
medium green (138A) lower surface. Leaves are 110mm (4 3/8 ") long x
75mm (3") wide, ovate shaped, wavy edges, acute tips, rounded bases.
Veins, stems & branches are green. PARENTAGE: ‘Herps Lars’ x [(tetraploid)
F. splendens x (tetraploid) F. fulgens gesneriana].
Tall 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 shape & color.