Very pretty fuchsia, distinctive habit with long arching stems closely hung with many small intensely coloured blooms. Makes a first-rate small standard. Profuse single flowers.The name comes from the first three letters of Kath van Hanegem's name, along with the name of her son, Jan.Tube: Rich re..
Great fuchsia, often described as a climber. It is very tall, vigorously upright, and has flexible stems with long internodal gaps so it can be trained up a wall, trellis etc. Interesting and useful growth habit, but doesn't actually climb anything.Free flowering, can look spectacular when wall trai..
Unusual flowers which keep opening until they look like they've exploded. A very striking plant when in full flower.Tube: Deep rose pink 62A.Sepals: Red 53D above, rose 5B below, yellow green recurved tip, horizontal to slightly up, 1 or 2 twisted to the right.Corolla: Magenta red purple N74A, 1/..
Wide flowers, (5cm (2") measured across the sepals), but they still look small. This is a super little plant that's easy to grow. Tube: Red 45A, fairly short, plump and rounded.Sepals: Dark pink red 52A, horizontal, slightly recurved tiny pale green tip.Corolla: Purple pink N74B, 1/4 to 1/2flared..
Reputedly one of Lemoine's best purple cultivars, and certainly an excellent hardy. Good, vigorous growth, dark, healthy looking foliage, and large flowers of real quality and substance, that last well. Fairly long pedicels too, so the flowers are nicely displayed away from the foliage.Tube: Rich ..
Profuse bunches of long single flowers. Not easy, a fuchsia for experienced growers, but highly rewarding. Needs pinching.Tube: Magenta rose to aubergine, long, flared.Sepals: Magenta rose 64B/C above, ruby red 61A/B below, 1/2 down, recurved.Corolla: Opens oxblood red 187A, matures paler 187B, 1..
Unusual and very pretty fuchsia with elegant smoky red flowers in terminal clusters. Display well against the dark shiny leaves.Tube: Red 49B, thin.Sepals: Red 51D above, red 50A below, purple tip, fully up, recurved back to ovary.Corolla: Red 43C, 1/2 to 3/4 flared, quite long, slim petals.Parentag..
One of the very best triphyllas. Superb, well deserves its place in any collection and still winning on the show bench.Tube: Bold electric crimson.Sepals: Bright electric crimson, held fully up.Corolla: Bright electric crimson, 3/4 flared.Foliage: Dark green with deep red veining.Parentage: F. t..
A classic fuchsia flower in deep colours which display beautifully against the lighter foliage.Tube: Dark red, short, peg.Sepals: Dark red, quite long, horizontal and gracefully recurved.Corolla: Very dark aubergine navy blue, 1/2 flared.Foliage: Light mid green.NKvF 2713..
A classic. Very free flowering, upright and bushy, reliably giving a wonderful display all season. Recommended.Tube: Scarlet, glossy, slender and short.Sepals: Scarlet, glossy on top, short and broad, held 1/2 down with slight recurve.Corolla: Violet-purple fading to rose-red at base, 1/4 flared.Fol..
A red and purple trailer with a difference, big flowers, fast, vigorous growth. Can even be trained up a structure before being allowed to flower, which it does freely.Tube: Dark pink red (53C), 2.5cm (1") long.Sepals: Dark pink red (53C), 3 to 5 cm (1 1/4" to 2") long, 15mm (5/8") wide, held up, ..
This is a truly superb fuchsia which produces masses of smallish single flowers on long arching growths. The dark, glossy flowers look lovely against the distinctive silvery green foliage.Tube: Cerise pink.Sepals: Cerise pink to rose red at the tips.Corolla: Aubergine.Foliage: Silvery, metallic..
Notably free flowering, this photo really doesn't do the lovely flowers justice.Tube: Dark rose, short, peg top.Sepals: Dark rose with pale pink tip, darker below, 1/2 down slight recurve.Corolla: Deep lavender blue, matures lavender-violet, little or no flare.Foliage: Mid green.Parentage: Fran..
Very free flowering, good for containers and training into standards, fans etc. Naturally self branching vigorous cultivar, named for the 21st anniversary of the BFS Northern Show at Manchester.Can anyone tell us its parentage?Tube: Rose pink 62B, fairly short.Sepals: Rose pink 62B above, darker ..
A very attractive species hybrid fuchsia that bears copious amounts of richly coloured flowers on long arching stems. Susceptible to overwatering, particularly when cold.Tube: Dark red purple 61A, long.Sepals: Dark red purple 61A above, dark red purple 64A below, darker recurved tip, horizontal.Co..
Highly desirable for its superb foliage. Absolutely will not tolerate overwatering. or having water sitting in its crown. Rooted cuttings and young plants susceptible to botrytis if watered from above, overwatered, or overpotted. Prefers especially free draining compost, easily achieved by adding..
Flowers madly, giving a spectacular display. Makes an impact whether in containers, beds or borders.Tube: Purple to purple-red.Sepals: Purple to purple-red. Held horizontally with recurve.Corolla: Purple-red to aubergine-red.Foliage: Mid green slightly narrowish leaves.Parentage: Mephisto X Pu..
Flowers bountifully with saucer shaped flowers in clusters of three, giving an eye-catching show. Now proven to be surprisingly hardy. We know of one that has survived outside for over five years now.Tube: Dark red purple 60A, short and thick.Sepals: Dark red purple 60A, held slightly above horiz..
Strongly upright and vigorous grower. Dark stems, flowers held well away from leaves, very handsome.Tube: Dark pink red 52A, grooved, not striped, barrel shaped.Sepals: 52A, slightly darker above, horizontal to 1/2 up, recurved.Corolla: Pink purple N74A, base purple red 58B, smooth, overlapping pe..
Lots of neat single flowers, a charming fuchsia with a boldly coloured and open display.T: Pink blushed aubergine.Sepals: Pink blushed aubergine tipped pale green.Corolla: Rich dark aubergine.Foliage: Mid green.Habit: Bush with a fairly stiff upright growth.Parentage: Karin de Groot x Maduroda..
Growth is wiry and stiffly upright, colours are strikingly bold and dark. May make a good half standard.T: Reddish-purple.Sepals: Reddish-purple, held fully up when mature and recurved.Corolla: Dark reddish-purple, no flare.Foliage: Mid green with dark red veining.Parentage: Wout x Mantilla.AFS..
A little charmer, with small smoky flowers (similar in size to those of Whiteknights Ruby), and dark leaves.We can't find out anything about its history or origins. If you can help, we'd love to hear from you so we can share your knowledge with other fuchsia enthusiasts.Tube: Rose red blending to r..
Deep vibrant colours, self branching. Smaller, slightly lax bush that reliably gives a fine display for exhibition, bedding, garden or trained, very popular.Tube: Rich red violet, medium length and thickness.Sepals: Rich red violet, slightly paler towards tips, held 3/4 up and straight with tiny t..
Exhibits its medium sized abundant flowers against lush foliage. This is a beautiful bronze when young, although it does eventually age to dark green. Far less susceptible to fuchsia rust than most. Vigorous, bushy growth.Tube: Bold red.Sepals: Bold red, held horizontally with slight reflex.Coroll..
Lots of neat single flowers, charming, boldly coloured, open display.T: Pink blushed aubergine.Sepals: Pink blushed aubergine tipped pale green.Corolla: Rich dark aubergine.Parentage: (F. lycioides x F. magellanica) x Foolke.AFS 2687, NKvF 2796..
Named for 40th anniversary of Reading & District Fuchsia Society. Dense bushy exhibition cultivar.Sid says ”Flowers small to medium, good growth, will make six inch pot easy”.Tube: Pale red, slender.Sepals: Pale ruby red, horizontal, fully recurved.Corolla: Red lavender, matures red purple, 1/4 ..
Bold in every way, this sturdy old cultivar grows really vigorously, faster than any other we know. It makes a large, several feet high plant in its first year. Suitable for training as a greenhouse or conservatory climber, or, in frost free areas, growing up through other shrubs or wall training...
Attractive and free flowering, with arching stems laden with stunning blooms, a tempting addition to any collection.Tube: Light magenta, short.Sepals: Magenta, held fully up and slightly recurved completely hiding the tube.Corolla: Purple red, fully and widely flared.Foliage: Darkish mid green.Paren..
Bold and flamboyant colours on a rich, full flower. Flowers fairly freely, makes a good basket. As a bonus, this gorgeous fuchsia is hardy to at least -2°C.Tube: Dark red purple 60B.Sepals: Dark red purple 60B above, darker red purple 60C below, paler tips. Horizontal to 1/2 up, tips recurved.Coro..
Not a species, this is instead a very old, free flowering cultivar that obviously got its name from its dark red tinted leaves.Tube: Cerise carmine.Sepals: Cerise carmine.Corolla: Violet purple.Foliage: Dark leaves similar to Corallina, but have a red edge.Parentage: Unknown..
Beautifully bold coloured semi double to double flowers that hold their colour well. If you could bear to, it makes a good cut flower. Easy to grow, an old favourite.Tube: Rose red.Sepals: Rose red, darker tip, held horizontal with strong recurve.Corolla: Opens and matures rose red at base then vi..
A terrific combination from Mario de Cooker, a genuine triphylla hybrid, with clusters of typical dark tubular flowers, but hardy to -15°C! Needs and prefers a sunny position. (If in a pot, roots must be shaded.)Tube: Dark red 53A, long, slender.Sepals: Dark red above, red 53B below, 1/2 down, refle..
A petite triphylla/species hybrid and an interesting mix. Cute little flowers and heart shaped leaves.Tube: Short, deep smoky red.Sepals: Short and spiky, deep smoky red tipped with green.Corolla: Short petals, deep smoky red.Foliage: Dark green, heart shaped leaves.Parentage: F. procumbens x Thalia..
Bushy and self branching, graceful, boldly coloured flowers display well against foliage. Easy and reliable, free flowering repeated over a long period. Lovely.Tube: Cerise red, medium length, peg top shape.Sepals: Cerise red, quite long, horizontal, slightly recurved.Corolla: Red and orange, sm..
Well known compact hardy, an excellent choice for small containers and the front of beds and borders. Also makes good mini standards.Tube: Carmine, short and slender.Sepals: Carmine, fairly short and held 1/4 down with slightly reflexed tips.Corolla: Mauve with purple bias.NKvF 2916..
Flowers profusely, slim dark flowers complementing the foliage. An exhibition banker that's versatile and has something for everyone. Needs good light.Many fuchsias sold in the UK as 'Sunray' turn out to be 'Tom West' instead, but they are very different cultivars. Tom West is a Corallina sport, and..
Slender, smallish flowers in profusion on strong wiry stems, a very vigorous fuchsia and excellent garden plant that is often used to make colourful hedges. Graceful, arching growth, the variegated foliage complements the flower colours beautifully.Needs good light, and achieves best size and folia..
Masses of gorgeous single flowers. A beautifully variegated sport of the superb 'Auntie Jinks', with otherwise identical flowers and genuinely cascading habit.Tube: Pink red, slim.Sepals: White with scarlet edge, horizontal, recurved, often have slight twist.Corolla: Violet with pale pink base, 1..
A vigorous and dependably hardy fuchsia that can tolerate full sun with ease. Blue pollen draws the eye.Tube: CrimsonSepals: Deep crimson, held 1/4 down with recurved tips.Corolla: Purple-violet.Parentage: F. magellanica Alba x F. excorticata.AFS 1595, NKvF 2389..
Doesn't grow especially fast, but is self branching after the first pinch or two. Easy to grow and the flowers are lovely.Tube: Imperial purple, long and slender.Sepals: Imperial purple, small, horizontal and recurved, but tip reflexed.Corolla: Imperial purple, short.Foliage: Dark green with red vei..
A compact and short jointed plant with a neat upright habit, self branching and easy to grow. Bears delightful little pink and dark violet flowers.Tube: White with pink flush, short.Sepals: White with pink flush above, pink below,pale apple green tip, 1/2 up, recurved.Corolla: Dark violet blue, matu..
Spectacular flowers in terminal clusters, handsome foliage, and fairly tuberous roots. This is a real beauty, but somewhat awkward and slow, repaying patience and care. Not easy to shape, does not appreciate being pinched, and has a mind of its own. One for the experienced grower. Always very limi..
Exceptionally beautiful, those long sepals are really quite something. A well grown basket of these is a great pleasure to behold.Google translates the name as 'Zeeland Pearl' which leaves me none the wiser.Tube: Rose, slender.Sepals: Rose with touch of violet, long and slender, held sli..
A naturally trailing fuchsia whose flower colours stay the same from opening to maturity giving a consistent look across the whole plant.Tube: Deep carmine red.Sepals: Deep carmine, held horizontally with slight recurve.Corolla: Intense deep dark aubergine.Foliage: Dark green.Parentage: Zulu Queen x..