Popular and easy to grow fuchsia, very good for training as standards.Temporary photo.Tube: Baby pink with slightly darker stripes.Sepals: Baby pink through white to green tips.Corolla: White, 1/4 flared, bell shape.Foliage: Mid green, leaves have serrated edges.NKvF 1007..
Very free flowering, in pale pinkish orange, starts early and grows strongly. Although the flowers are not large, they more than make up for this in substance and quantity. Absolutely superb for containers, hanging baskets and summer bedding.Tube: Rose pink with orange overtones and darker stripe..
Charming, highly recommended for baskets, window boxes and exhibition. Mainly grown for its very attractive variegated foliage, also has good flowers (these can be semi double or double) and is easy to grow. Stopping time fourteen weeks.Tube: Pale pink with darker pink stripes, peg top shape, medium..
Flowers so heavily that the weight of flower arches the branches downwards making this an excellent basket variety. Also superb in containersTube: Pale baby pink, slenderSepals: Pale baby pink with green tips, held fully up and recurved when matureCorolla: Smoky orange with smoky purple and orang..
Graceful and spectacular, the beautiful and graceful flowers are fairly freely produced. Will need some pinching to shape.Copes better than most with wind and rain, but is intolerant of sun or hot conditions. Suitable basket variety for a cooler spot or in shade.Tube: White or very pale pink at ova..
Fuchsias have to be good to remain popular for over a century, and this one is no exception. An easy to grow triphylla that flowers freely and has magnificent foliage.Tube: Light reddish pinkSepals: Light reddish pinkCorolla: Light crimson redFoliage: Dark GreenNKvF 1044..
Named after the iconic Dutch writer of children's books, poetry, musicals and more, this beautiful fuchsia of unusual colouring, and attractively shaped blooms, is easy to grow. Good for hanging baskets and containers. May survive a slight frost but not winter hardy.Tube: Magenta, medium length an..
Masses of gorgeous single flowers. A popular exhibition fuchsia and an exceptional beauty, cascading habit.Tube: Pink red, slim.Sepals: White with scarlet edging, horizontal, recurved, often have slight twist.Corolla: Violet with pale pink base, 1/2 flared. Smooth, overlapping petals.Foliage: Sm..
Mainly grown for its outstanding foliage. For best colour, pinch regularly to keep plenty of young growth coming. Also has attractive flowers.We have been shown a photo of an old specimen grown for exhibition some years ago, in an enormous pot. The plant was fully 120cm across, and really spectacul..
Mario recommends not growing this self branching cultivar as a standard, and suggests best results are obtained from early cuttings. He advises five to ten cuttings per basket or container.Named after John Dowland's “The Firste Booke Of Songes”, number 19.Awake, sweet love! Thou art return'd,My hea..
Makes excellent large hanging basket displays. Large pendant flowers on weeping stems and if you can train one into a 1/2 standard it's amazing.Tube: Very pale rose pink, slim.Sepals: Pale salmon pink, held horizontally and partially recurved.Corolla: Bold rose pink, 1/2 flared when mature.Foliag..
Naturally cascading, this vigorous fuchsia produces long, arching, heavily flowered stems. Excellent display of clean coloured medium sized flowers. Terrific basket cultivar.Can anyone tell us the parentage?Tube: Waxy white, quite long, slender.Sepals: Waxy white with green tips, held horizontally..
This lovely old timer has eye catching and substantial blooms of pink and purple red. It is very easy to grow, and is especially easy to deadhead, making it really useful as a plant for mixed containers. Growth is bushy and vigorous, the weight of the flowers tends to make the growth arch over gen..
The name says it all really. One of the longest flowers you can expect to see on a fuchsia. Growth is slender and requires as much pinching out as you can manage, also if you can provide some support for the longer stems it can help. Not an easy fuchsia to shape, but gives a superb display in whatev..
Bold and brassy fuchsia. Great basket cultivar, as although the flowers are large, they are carried freely.German bred and named, often incorrectly referred to as Blue Angel in the UK.Tube: White 192C with pale green stripeSepals: White, green recurved tip, 1/2 up, broad, concave.Corolla: Blue vi..
Distinctive, with a mounded growth habit very similar to that of Daisy Bell. The growth is bushy, and naturally cascades into stiff rounded arcs. Can be trained as a weeping standard and is particularly recommended for half standards as well as hanging baskets and tall containers.The stiff growth, ..
A lovely double flowered fuchsia capable of superb displays in hanging baskets. Benefits from a little cossetting over winter.Tube: White and pale rose, short.Sepals: Rose pink through white to green tips. Held almost fully up and slightly recurved.Corolla: Pale violet-blue fading to white at base o..
A vigorous naturally trailing fuchsia bearing lots of large white and pale blue flowers. Easily produces a spectacular hanging basket display.Can anyone tell us the parentage?Tube: White with pink candy stripes, short.Sepals: White, held horizontally with varying recurve. Broad and concave, staying ..
Naturally bushy and short jointed, produces many flowers, easy to grow and very beautiful. Hardy to 0°C, 32°F.Tube: Red with darker stripes, slender.Sepals: Red-violet, paler towards green tips, held fully up.Corolla: Indigo-purple, half flared when mature.Parentage: (Sophie Louise x (London 200..
Very beautiful triphylla hybrid with dramatic red orange flowers and good foliage. Don't pinch – see hybridiser tab for details.Tube: Red orange 40A, long, thin.Sepals: Red orange 40A, slender, 1/2 down, reflexed.Corolla: Red orange 40A, unflared, long spoon shaped petals, on stalks.Foliage: Dark g..
Lovely and elegant, hard to describe properly. Named after Nancy's sister, this not only has superb blooms, but also has unusually bright and attractive golden foliage. Holds its colour well in the sun and will make a good basket as well as a bush. This sister seedling to 'Mersty' is worth trying a..
Flowers freely over a long season. Suitable for bedding, baskets or containers, very useful and decorative fuchsia. Well defined clean bright colouring and easy growing makes this a popular old classic. RecommendedTube: Pale salmon pinkSepals: Pale salmon pink fading slightly towards the tips. Held ..
This hardy, semi trailing fuchsia is an excellent plant, as recognised by its RHS AGM. This is the original plant, which has produced several sports (including the well known 'Tom West'). Distinctive low, arching growth habit.Tube: Slender, rich dark purple red.Sepals: Rich dark purple red, fairly ..
It’s easy to see why this delightful old lady has survived for so long, although not easy to find nowadays. Quite lovely flowers with relatively short pure white sepals which contrast well with both the darker tube and sepals.Tube: Medium, slightly bulbous, dark pinkish coral, almost striped appea..
Great parentage, which you'd expect to give some hardiness. A super plant, easy to grow, lax growth, ideal for containers but would need weights for a basket.Tube: Neyron rose 58C, long.Sepals: Neyron rose above, white 155B below, horizontal, recurved.Corolla: Tyrian purple 57A, unflared.Parentage:..
A gorgeous pinkish orange flowered fuchsia, the more sun, the more orange the overall colour cast is reputed to be.Stiff, mounded growth habit, very dense and bushy. Useful and highly distinctive.Apparently raised in California (grown in San José for 15 years before registration and introduction), o..
Naturally trailing fuchsia useful and very good for all types of hanging displays. Sometimes sold as Dark MisteryTube: Dark rose, aubergine tone, peg top.Sepals: Dark rose, aubergine tone, horizontal to slightly up, recurved tips.Corolla: Dark purple aubergine, up to 1/2 flared.Foliage: Medium green..
Another beautiful cultivar from the Monnier stable, in delicious white and lilac with pink. A natural trailer, self branching and plenty of flowers. This video clip from 2008 shows its hybridizer, Ron Monnier, talking about it and his other wonderful introductions from that year.Tube: Quite long, m..
A truly sumptuous giant double from the Monniers, but without any coarseness; it is a refined and beautiful flower. If we had to guess, we'd say it was so named because of the way it looks from below. You see a distinctly square outline, with a mass of white petals, rather like a 3D lacy tableclo..
A hardy garden cultivar, that will also make a good basket. However you grow it, those big flowers are gorgeous.Tube: Magenta 63B, quite long,thin.Sepals: Pale lavender 69C above, light purple red 78D below. Horizontal but well recurved.Corolla: Purple 83B, base red purple 71C, unflared, long, smoo..
Another stunning cultivar from Mario, slender, elegant and dramatic. Ideal for containers, makes a good basket, and can also be planted in the garden as a permanent hardy. Numerous flowers in terminal racemes. Superb.Stamens and pistil extend only about 1cm from the corolla, even when the flower is ..
Very attractive flower shape and colours, easy to grow, Mario recommends pinching once or twice. If not pinched , he says, 'January cuttings statrt flowering already abundantly in May'. He has named it after one of the family Airedale Terriers.Tube: Pale rose, longish and slim.Sepals: Pale rose, h..
Self branching, very free flowering tricolour. Naturally trailing, useful for all types of hanging displays. Flowers over a long period. This is a poor photo.Tube: Pink 48C, long & slender.Sepals: Cream 159D above, pale pink 56C below, green tips, horizontal, so strongly recurved they look ful..
Free flowering lax growth makes excellent hanging basket, pinch well for bush. Vigorous, prefers some shade, suits bedding.Large, eye-catching flowers - 5cm (2") from top of tube to bottom edge of petals. This graceful fuchsia is a real beauty that stands out in any display. Absolutely gorgeous.With..
This cultivar gives superb displays with its compact trailing growth and numerous blooms, particularly pretty.Tube: Pale pink 69A striped light rose 68D.Sepals: Pale pink 49D above, pink 54D below, 1/2 up, reflexed tip.Corolla: Pale purple 75D, matures violet 75A edged dark red 46A, wavy petal ed..
A beautiful, and unusual fuchsia capable of producing a spectacular basket display. Prolific tubular flowers carried in long clusters are nicely set off by dark green foliage with a purple flush. Stems and branches are reddish purple too. Self branching.Tube: Light magenta 57D, dark base, long, thi..
Unusual species fuchsia with multi coloured flowers borne on the stems.Tube: Dark pink to aubergine.Sepals: Aubergine to yellow green, held horizontal and reflexed.Corolla: Vestigial, aubergine, 3/4 flared.Section: Skinnera...
A hardy creeping and trailing species from New Zealand. Flowers face upwards and have bright blue pollen. Proportionately large pinkish orange berries.Shady conditions encourage leafy growth, but few flowers. Sunnier conditions have the opposite effect.We find that this (and Wirral, its variegated..
A beautifully variegated form of F. procumbens. Originally known as Argenteus, but modern international taxonomy standards don't allow Latin names for cultivars.A hardy creeping and trailing plant whose tiny, unusual flowers face upwards and have bright blue pollen. Proportionately large pinkish o..
Incredibly beautiful, free flowering, self branching, naturally bushy. Prefers full sun, makes good basket or standard. Tube and sepals almost white in shade.Tube: Pale lavender pink 69C, faint stripes.Sepals: Pale lavender 69B, 1/2 up, darker tips recurved.Corolla: Reddish purple 64B, matures dar..
Strong spreading growth and large, abundant flowers, underrated.Can anyone tell us its parentage?Tube: White.Sepals: White, green tip, long & narrow, horizontal to 1/2 up, strongly recurved.Corolla: Pale lavender, matures more pink, white base, long, smooth overlapping petals, 1/2 flared.Foliage:..
Abundant colourful fairly large flowers, makes a good basket or container.Tube: White with faint pink blush.Sepals: White with faint pink blush on top, white under, held horizontal and fully recurved.Corolla: White at base the bold violet with white streaks, 3/4 flared.Parentage: Coquet Dale x Snowf..
If you haven't grown a triphylla type fuchsia before, this is a great one to try first, but will appeal to anyone who likes this type, being easy, trouble free and vigorous. Naturally a lax bush or semi trailer, bearing terminal clusters of big, gorgeous, rich orange flowers.Unusually (and usefully..
Fabulous basket variety, and a doddle to grow, inheriting good qualities from both parents. In spite of the name, this is a cheery and very lovely self branching fuchsia. It’s always one of the earliest to start flowering, bearing masses of large, elegant, and vividly coloured flowers throughout th..
A study in pale pink perfection. Prefers dappled shade. Tube: Light pink 62C.Sepals: Light pink 65C above and below, light apple green 145C tips, horizontal, recurved.Corolla: Pale pink 69A. 3/4 flared, smooth petals, bell shape.Foliage: Dark green on top mid green underParentage: Gerharda's Pan..
Awaiting full description.There are two fuchsias called Harmony, but this was the first, a classically beautiful vintage trailing American cultivar.Free flowering, very attractive blooms. Normal summer flowers are pink. Like many fuchsias, flowers produced out of season, or under lower light condit..
Absolutely gorgeous in hanging basket displays. Not widely available, or easy. Sensitive to overwatering and needs early pinching. A challenge, perhaps best for more experienced growers.Tube: Neyron rose 55B.Sepals: Light neyron rose 55D above, carmine rose 52C below, horizontal, recurved.Coroll..
A versatile and beautiful fuchsia with neat, richly coloured flowers. Spreading lax growth means it can be trained for hanging baskets if desired.Self branching, so also makes a good container plant, where its tall, arching growths will show the dark, jewel-like flowers to good effect. A dark beauty..
A free branching, free flowering modern cultivar with appealing flowers in classic colours.Tube: Dark rose (58C), medium length.Sepals: Held 1/2 up, tips recurved, upper surface dark rose 58C, lower is magenta 58B. About 33mm (1 1/4") long.Corolla: Bell shaped, 1/4 flared, wavy petal edges. Opens r..
A striking species hybrid, producing clusters of huge and dramatic, long, dark orange,tubular flowers on a self branching, semi trailing plant. Likes the sun and has good heat tolerance if roots are shaded.Tube: Dark orange 41A, very long.Sepals: Dark orange 40B, yellow green 144A tips, 1/2 down.Co..
Easy, self branching fuchsia, producing eye catching flowers in abundance.Can anyone tell us its parentage?Tube: White, hint of pink, short.Sepals: White, hint of pink, faint green tip. Held slightly down with a pretty recurve.Corolla: Bold violet, matures rich plum, 1/4 flared, smooth, overlappi..
With Naaldwijk 800 as one of its parents this could hardly fail to be alluring, and it is, we love it.Nearly always described as an upright bush but I can't get it to grow upwards. Mine are fabulous spreading, semi trailing plants or lax bushes instead. Henk Waldenmeier also notes that it makes stro..
Dramatic flowers of rich berry colours, with a pale pink tube and distinctive flower shape, ideal for basket or container use.Tube: Rose 67D, thin.Sepals: Dark rose 67C above, reddish purple 66B below, 1/2 up, recurved.Corolla: Dark reddish purple 61A, 1/2 flared, but with an outer layer of shorter ..