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Reverend Frank Pagden
Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Swaby, Alan, (UK)
Year Introduced: 2011
Height 60cm
Spread 50cm


Attractive, eye catching and beautiful, small flowers, but in quantity. Another of Alan Swaby's quality fuchsias suitable for exhibition and smaller standards.

Tube: Rosy red 52A, short.

Sepals: Rose 55A, green reflexed tip, held 1/2 up, concave.

Corolla: Opens violet blue 91A with red veining, matures violet 75A, 1/4 flared, smooth, overlapping petals.

Parentage: Anna Louise x Frau Hilde Rademacher.

AFS 8009, BFS 229

Reverend Frank Pagden – No 8009 (Swaby 2012)

Single. Upright

COROLLA: quarter flared, smooth petal margins, flared shape; opens violet blue (91A), red veining at base; matures violet (75A) red veining at base; 16mm (5/8) long x 19mm (3/4) wide

SEPALS are half up, tips reflexed up; rose (55A) tipped green upper & lower surfaces; 19mm (3/4) long x 13mm (1/2) wide

TUBE is red (52A); short, medium thickness; 6mm (1/4) long x 5mm (3/16) wide

STAMENS extend 6mm (1/4) beyond the corolla; dark rose (58C) filaments; magenta (58B) anthers

PISTIL extends 19mm (3/4) beyond the corolla; rose (61D) style; light grayish yellow (160C) stigma

BUD is round, pointed

FOLIAGE is dark green (139A) upper surface; medium green (137C) lower surface

Leaves are 50mm (2) long x 38mm (1 1/2) wide, ovate shaped, serrulate edges, acute tips, rounded bases

Veins are medium green, stems are pale green, branches are light brown

PARENTAGE: Anna Louise x Frau Hilda Rademacher

Small upright

Makes good upright, standard or decorative

Prefers overhead filtered light, cool climate

Cold weather hardy to 0° C (32° F)

Best bloom color in filtered light

Tested 4 years in Leeds, England

Distinguished by semi-erect blooms, sepal/corolla color combination.

Flower Size
Small (1.5 - 3cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Bush #
H3 (Min 1°C to -5°C) #