Another of James Lye's vigorous, easy to grow, classically beautiful cultivars, suitable for exhibition, containers and bedding.Tube: White, N155B, waxy and slim.Sepals: White, tiny green tip, held horizontally to 1/2 down, recurved.Corolla: Opens between purple 67A and pink purple N74A, matures ..
A very beautiful, strong growing, easy and reliable lax bush fuchsia. Ideal for the centrepiece of mixed containers.Tube: Creamy white with pink overtones, medium length.Sepals: Waxy pale pink with pale green tips, held horizontally with reflexed tips.Corolla: Fuchsia pink, lighter at base and da..
Medium to large flowers, graceful and alluring. Mr Lye produced many truly lovely fuchsias and this is amongst his best. Strongly upright but mature flowering branches arch attractively.Tube: Stout, Waxy creamy white, candy striped in pale pink.Sepals: Creamy white, recurved, faint green tips.Coroll..
A little different from the strongly upright types with a waxy white tube normally associated with James Lye cultivars. Just as lovely as the others, gently ruffled carmine petals; a delightful vintage cultivar.Tube: Pale pinkSepals: Pale pink, held half down and strongly reflexed, curving toward..
One of the very best hardy fuchsias for sheer flower power, very vigorous and free-flowering, a typical Lye cultivar in this respect.Tube: Deep carmine pinkSepals: Dark carmine pink, held ¼ down and well recurvedCorolla: Dark indigo-purple with raspberry base. ½ flaredParentage: Arabella Improved x ..
Easy to grow and very rewarding, bright and abundant flowers of substance. The colours have real depth and intensity. Vigorous growth typical of many Lye cultivars, without the white tube. Superb.Tube: Scarlet, curvy.Sepals: Scarlet, held half to three quarters up, reflexed.Corolla: Purple, sh..
A James Lye classic cultivar, very vigorous and easy to grow and propagate, a real beauty.Tube: Waxy white.Sepals: Waxy white with tiny green tips, held very slightly down from horizontal.Corolla: Pale pink at the base darkening into bold pink with lilac overtones.Parentage: unknown.NKvF 2593..
An old but exceedingly fine fuchsia, easy to grow, James Lye was famed for his singles, but this double is a corker.Tube: Creamy white with rose blush.Sepals: White, rose blush, broad, concave, horizontal, tiny green recurved tip.Corolla: Cerise-purple matures cerise, full 1/4 flared.Foliage: Mi..
A classic Lye cultivar with pale tube and sepals, purplish corolla, vigorous in spite of its age, and ideal for training as a standard or pillar.Tube: White, hint of pink, slim, straight, peg top.Sepals: White, hint of pink, tiny green slightly recurved tip, horizontal.Corolla: Pink purple, up to..
Awaiting full descriptionLike many James Lye cultivars, this one is noted for its free flowering ability and overall sturdiness and vigour. Also has the classic waxy white tube typical of most of James' raisings.Tube: Medium length, waxy white.Sepals: Tips recurved.Corolla:...
It may not have a white tube, but Scarcity has other hallmark James Lye features - quality and robustness. A classic, one of his best cultivars, especially recommended for a 1/2 standard.Free branching, vigorous, ample flowers of excellent form and colour, responds well to training, what's not to li..
Well named, Swanley Beauty generously bears lovely medium sized, soft pink and white single flowers.Tube: Waxy white with cream blush.Sepals: White with faint pink tinge which is darker towards the slightly reflexed tips.Corolla: Soft pink, between 1/4 and 1/2 flared. Foliage: Medium green with p..
Regrettably not often grown nowadays, this very lax semi trailing fuchsia shouldn't be overlooked. Very beautiful and easy to grow. Makes a lovely large hanging basket or low spreading bush. The flowers display really well against the large leaves.Tube: Long and slender, pales orange-pink.Sepals: F..