Medium sized single or semi double, bright, bold and with substance. Vigorous and robust bush, needs pinching to shape well. Good in summer containers.Tube: Light red 52D, plump, rounded.Sepals: Red 52A, broad, concave, 1/2 up, tiny green tip.Corolla: Red 50A, slightly darker petal edge, 3/4 flared,..
A vigorous free-flowering plant, lovely colour combination in a compact and classic hardy fuchsia. Good genuinely hardy garden plant and ideal for quarter standard. Small flowers in proportion with plant, stems more brittle than average, so avoid windy sitesTube: Fairly short, crimsonSepals: Crimson..
A small bush with fairly pale green foliage acting as a perfect foil to neat double flowers of soft pink.Tube: White 155C short and thick.Sepals: Pale pink 56C, pale yellow green 150C recurved tip, 1/2 down.Corolla: Light Purple 75B matures light rose 68D, 1/2 flared, wavy petal edges.Parentage: Pi..
Medium sized perfect blooms, vigorous, slightly lax, likes cool shade, prefers to be grown outside as much as possible. Very easy to grow and free flowering (two flowers per axil).This is a popular and beautiful cultivar that we can thoroughly recommend. One of our very favourite doubles. Successf..
Small upward and outward facing flowers and lots of them. Usually single, but occasionally semi double. Cracking little cultivar that is deservedly popular. Also suitable for standards.Tube: Red, medium sized.Sepals: Red pink, horizontal, slightly recurved pale green tip.Corolla: Violet red, re..
Beautiful naturally bushy cultivar with strikingly bold and brightly coloured double flowers. Best colours in a slightly shadier position.Tube: Rose pink 144D, slender.Sepals: Rose pink blending to cream with apple green tip, broad, held 1/4 up and slightly reflexed.Corolla: Violet 74B with purple b..
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..
An absolutely superb cultivar. Popular and successful show fuchsia which also provides a great display both in borders and containers. Fairly upright, forms good shape with weight of flowers arching the stems.Tube: Creamy white with pink blush, peg top shape.Sepals: Creamy pink on top, speckled ro..
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..
Superb, free flowering, with palest pink, fully double flowers held on a slightly lax vigorous upright bush. (It has a variegated sport too - see Michael.)Tube: White, pink stripe, fairly long.Sepals: White, pink blush, pale green tip, horizontal to slightly down, recurved, slight twist.Corolla: Whi..
A truly variegated sport of the famous fuchsia 'Swingtime', with identical flowers. The brightly variegated leaves, (quite different to those of 'Golden Swingtime') needs good light but will bleach and burn in full sun.Tube: Fairly short, red (45B).Sepals: Fairly short and very broad, red, held full..
Popular, vigorous fuchsia which well deserves its RHS AGM. Noted for its free production of smallish flowers, which give a good display all season.Tube: Cardinal red.Sepals: Cardinal red, held slightly up and slightly reflexed.Corolla: Indigo-violet, fully flared.NKvF 1118..
When fully flowering the weight of flowers this fuchsia produces change an otherwise lax bush into a trailer, so needs support if grown as bedding or as a bush. Flowers profusely and makes a superb large basket display.Tube: Scarlet, shortSepals: Bright scarlet, held 1/2 upCorolla: Purple blue w..
A self-branching smallish bush fuchsia, which continually produces stunning white and purple flowers. Gorgeous.Tube: Cream with faint green stripes, medium length and thickness.Sepals: Pure white on top, lower surface cream with a very faint pink flush, held horizontally, tips recurved.Corolla: Ha..
A sturdy bush, freely producing richly coloured double flowers.Some sources say this is hardy, some say not. We'd be interested to hear of any specific experience of growing it as a hardy.Tube: Scarlet, short, barrel shape.Sepals: Scarlet, broad, 1/2 down, tips recurved.Corolla: Scarlet lake, scarle..
Bright flowers are generally unaffected by weather, and display well against the mid green foliage. Lovely container or bedding plant.Tube: White with pale pink striping.Sepals: White with rose flushes and stripes and green tips, held 1/2 up and recurved.Corolla: White, 1/4 flared when mature.Fol..
Very free flowering compact hardy bush, suitable both for exhibitions and hardy borders or containers. A very useful and pretty fuchsia.Tube: Pale purple-pink, slender, medium length.Sepals: Pale pink on top, pale purple pink under, held horizontal and recurved when mature.Corolla: Opens rich purple..
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 ..
Produces so much weight of flowers (single and semi double) it may need a little support when grown as a bush.Flowers are substantial, but not in the least coarse, lovely.Tube: White with faint pink candy stripes, short.Sepals: White, with green, recurved tip. Long, 1/2 down.Corolla: Magenta/fuch..
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..
Named by the British Fuchsia Society for their Golden Jubilee. Needs some early pinching, but then breaks well and flowers profusely. Hardy to 0°C, 32°F.Tube: Pale pink.Sepals: Pale pink, recurved at tips.Corolla: Claret rose.Foliage: Dark green (137A).Parentage: Igloo Maid x Rubra Grandiflora..
Vigorous grower. Easy but is a greedy fuchsia that needs to be fed well.Tube: White, plump and short.Sepals: White on top, pink underside, green tipped.Corolla: Lavender faintly blushed with rose, delicate pink veined.Foliage: Medium green.AFS 1084, NKvF 1129..
Substantial blooms in delicious colours on this lovely and self branching stiff trailer.Tube: Pale pink 56A, medium, square.Sepals: Pale pink 56B above, rose 55B below, light apple green 144D, tips, horizontal, recurved.Corolla: Opens magenta 71C, dark reddish purple 72A, matures reddish purple 64B,..
A superb, short-jointed fuchsia with all the grace and charm you'd expect from a child of 'Lillian Annetts'. Sid Garcia breeds very fine fuchsias and this one is no exception. The flowers are held outwards, enhancing the display.We've seen a very nice fan trained example exhibited.Tube: Fairly sho..
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..
A jewel indeed, from one of the UK's great hybridizers. Starts to flower early and continues to do so very freely. Naturally good bushy growth, easy and reliable, well suited to container and bedding purposes. Recommended.Although this photo is of an early, (and slightly immature) flower, more typic..
A softly pretty, lovely old cultivar with quite large, loosely double flowers of white and pink.Tube: White N155B, peg top, medium sized.Sepals: Light pink 56A above, darker pink 65B below, fine green tip, recurved. Quite broad, 1/2 to fully up.Corolla: White N155B with dark pink N57D veins for l..
A dependably hardy fuchsia bearing flowers with attractively veined corolla petals. Good upright growth and dark stems/foliage contrast well with the flowers. This grand old timer is a distinctive plant, and still popular after nearly 150 years. Often has single and semi double flowers.Tube: Cr..
Bright, bold flowers of substance – wow, what a hardy! Free-flowering (two per axil) and reliable, upright and bushy. Good for exhibition as well as bedding, containers and training as standards, fans etc. Has smaller flowers, shorter tube, and darker corolla colour than James Lye.Tube: White with ..
A pretty and full double, with very distinctive sepals.Tube: Creamy white, faint pink stripe.Sepals: Creamy white flushed pale green, fully up. Sepals often twist, and their edges are usually rolled along their length towards the tube.Corolla: Pale pink, darker at the petal base. Fully flared, ..
This is a very pretty fuchsia in classic red and white, complemented by handsome dark foliage and stems. (Flowers in main photo are shown against foliage from another plant).Tube: Dark red, short, with a bulbous shape.Sepals: Dark pink red, fully up, slightly reflexed. Broad and rather short.Corol..
With its free flowering upright and bushy growth this fuchsia gives a superb display as a border plant or in containers, and is very showy. Very easy to grow, ideal beginner's fuchsia, well deserves its RHS AGM. Also has good heat tolerance if roots are shaded.Tube: Deep red, shortSepals: Deep red. ..
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..
A truly gorgeous double flowered beauty with an elegant, slender, waisted tubeFlower: Double, mediumTube: White with faint pale pink candy stripesSepals: White with modest pale rose pink blush on top, slightly darker undersides. Held &fraq12; up and recurvedCorolla: Pale lavender with slight pin..
Gloriously dark petals and free flowering. Fabulous. This video clip from 2008 shows its hybridizer, Ron Monnier, talking about it and his other wonderful introductions from that year. Tube: Short, thick and bulbous, in red (53D).Sepals: Quite broad, held horizontally with tips recurved. Richl..
Richly coloured flowers, and lots of them. Dense, bushy growth, largely self branching, hardy to -9°C. Gorgeous. (Extra petaloids make some flowers semi double.)Tube: Dark red purple 60C, short, slim.Sepals: Dark red purple 60C, 1/2up, recurved tip.Corolla: Dark purple 79A, matures dark purple 79B, ..
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..
Self branching small bush that flowers generously. Good for containers, bedding and borders.Tube: Dark rose (54B).Sepals: Quite long, red purple (67A) upper surface and dark rose (67C) below, held half up, tips recurved.Corolla: Quite short in relation to sepals, dark purple (86A), quarter flared.F..
A very popular hardy, with striking flowers of white and bluish purple. The bright orange anthers are also attractive. Quite strong growing, benefits from some early pinching to improve the shape.Tube: Medium length, creamy white with faint pink stripes, noticeable bulge at the ovary end.Sepals: Whi..
Needs a bit of support to be grown as a bush but makes a superb hanging container. Released to celebrate the Diamond Anniversary of The British Fuchsia Society Tube: WhiteSepals: White with pink blush and pink stripe. Held horizontally and with arching upward recurveCorolla: Creamy white with fa..
Superb flowers abundantly produced provide a truly lovely display. Vigorous, but not large plant.Tube: Short, red and pink.Sepals: Smokey dark reddish purple, broad, green tip, 1/2 up, well recurved.Corolla: Aubergine, pink splashes or stripes, full, 1/2 to 3/4 flared.NKvF 3723..
Strong upward grower requiring early pinching to attain good shape. Very beautiful and free flowering.Tube: Pale rose, short.Sepals: Rose, held half up, with recurved apple green tips.Corolla: Violet maturing purple, half flared.Foliage: Mid green.Parentage: Jackie Bull x Annabel.AFS 2472..
This gorgeous introduction by Pete Waving is a super smallish flowered double that is naturally short jointed and vigorous. Ideal for exhibition - already a BFS show winner. Recommended.Tube: Bold rose pink with bright red candy stripes.Sepals: Bold rose pink and red, concave, horizontal, but well..
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..
Attractive and substantial blooms, quite wide, on a versatile plant that is hardy to -6.6°C (20°F).Tube: Red, fairly short & thick.Sepals: Red, long, broad, fully up, recurved tip.Corolla: Light red purple, 1/2 flared, rolled and/or convex petals.Parentage: Empress of Prussia x Spion Kop.AFS 2936..
Very freely produces quite large flowers which have the best colour when grown in shady conditions. Growth is lax so can be trained for hanging basket displays. May need some support as flowers are heavy.Tube: White with green tinge, in sun white with pink tinge.Sepals: White, fading to very pale..
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..
Gorgeous flowers, of substance, in rich berry colours. A lovely vintage cultivar, which deserves to be more widely known.Tube: Deep red, stout.Sepals: Deep red, tiny green tip. Horizontal, with a pronounced recurve,Corolla: Purple red, streaked with orange pink, 1/2 flared.Parentage: Bland's New St..
A little charmer, 'Gill Chumbley' often has two flowers per axil, and neat, short-jointed growth. Lovely and distinctive, has character. The number of petals varies, at least between four (single) and eight (minimum for a double).This was one of the late Alan Swaby's seedlings saved after his death..