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..
Not just a successful exhibition cultivar, a very pretty fuchsia that will look great in your garden containers. Freely carries terminal clusters of softly coloured blooms.Tube: Pale peach pink, tubular, flared.Sepals: Pale peach pink, blending to yellow green tip, broad, short, 1/2 down.Corolla: Pa..
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..
Strikingly coloured and easy to grow cultivar, suitable for exhibition, containers and bedding. Largely self deadheading, it is also nicely bushy, and breaks well. Flowers are medium sized, and hang on a fairly long pedicel.Tube: White and very short.Sepals: Pale rose pink 62B with apple green t..
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..
First class light red and white single, deserves to be more widely grown and shown, naturally short jointed, and bushy. Small flowers, displayed noticeably outwards, very freely and evenly produced. All is neat and beautifully proportioned. Trouble free, a great fuchsia. John once said of it: 'It ..
A tiny treasure that is hardy in mild areas. Very prettily coloured, naturally bushy, easy, grows well. One for the connoisseur - no that's codswallop, this is such a beauty everyone should have one.Tube: Orange pink.Sepals: Pink and white, horizontal, tips recurved.Corolla: Rose red, fully flared.F..
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..
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..
Good exhibition cultivar with a short jointed, self branching, naturally neat form, outward and upward facing flowers in sensational colours. Flowers are carried so profusely that branches may need support. Great for patio containers too.Tube: Carmine, short.Sepals: Carmine at base then mottled ca..
Naturally compact and free branching, very pretty, lovely colours, always popular, suits exhibition. Nice. Very, very, nice.Tube: Dark pink, short.Sepals: Pale pink with green tips. Held 1/2 up, slightly reflexed.Corolla: Blue, matures to pale cerise, paler at petal base, 3/4 flared.Foliage: Med..
An attractive free-flowering small to medium sized bush well suited to border or containers.Tube: Pale pink with darker stripes, short.Sepals: White with pink blush and pale green tips above, white below, held 1/2 up, tips recurved.Corolla: Light magenta purple with darker edges to the smooth pet..
Attractive and elegant, free flowering, exhibition quality, highly recommended. Take care not to overwater.Tube: White with a pink blush, short.Sepals: White with pink blushes and green tips. Quite long, held slightly above horizontal and recurved.Corolla: Pale blue maturing to lavender, diffusi..
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..
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 ..
Flowers of bright, crisp form and colour start early and are carried freely on a bushy plant, a real beauty. Easy and reliable old cultivar that is also fairly sun tolerant. Antigone is a Greek mythological character (the daughter of Oedipus and his mother Jocasta) whose name means “worthy of one's..
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..
Eye catching, easy to grow, classically beautiful cultivar suitable for exhibition, containers or bedding.Tube: White with pink candy stripes, long and slender.Sepals: White with apple green tips, held fully up and recurved.Corolla: Dark reddish purple, 1/4 flared.Foliage: Mid green.Parentage: ..
Charming encliandra hybrid fuchsia, as pretty as you could wish for and easy to grow and train.Tube: Magenta redSepals: Magenta with green tipsCorolla: Deep magenta redFoliage: Dark green glossy tiny leavesParentage: F. encliandra x F. hemsleyanaAFS 1136..
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..
Another of Dave Clark's beauties, this was named after the Queen's Head Gardener and his wife, and presented to them at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show in 1989. Noted for its free flowering, having two flowers per leaf axil. Graceful blooms with a long style display well against handsome dark foliage. ..
Terrific cultivar, striking flower colours seem to stand out, even glow, against the dark foliage. Naturally free flowering and fairly short jointed, but not self branching. Pinching needed if you want a compact plant. Recommended for mini and 1/4 standards.Tube: Creamy white with pink blush, sho..
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..
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..
Not such a baby, a tall strong growing fuchsia, reliably hardy, flowers its socks off.Tube: Red, slim, tapering.Sepals: Red, held ½ up and recurved.Corolla: Rich lavender blue, little flare.Parentage: Erecta x Wood Violet.NKvF 1039..
An elegant and sophisticated flower, gives a lovely display. Hardy to 0°C. Recommended.Tube: White with hint of rose.Sepals: White with hint of rose blending through white to green tips, a little over 1/2 up and recurved.Corolla: Opens violet and matures paler, with a hint of pale purple, little ..
An outstanding hardy with quite large, dramatic pink flowers, this easy to grow, self dead-heading fuchsia is very good for standards, bedding, and containers.Tube: Short, pale pink. Sepals: Pale pink with green tips, held horizontal and slightly reflexed. Corolla: Tangerine pink and cherry, 1/2 fla..
Popular and successful exhibition cultivar, this subtle beauty is also stunning in pots and containers. Growth is short jointed and self branching. The flowers are held horizontally, away from the foliage.Tube: Cream with a hint of pink, quite short.Sepals: Cream with hint of pink at base and sli..
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..
Very distinctive hardy fuchsia which shows its graceful flowers well. Bees particularly like this one. Profuse smallish single flowers on short pedicels are produced continuously over the season. Several flowers from each leaf axil and small leaves, give a good flower to leaf ratio. Neat, bushy gr..
A free flowering vigorous bush, easy to grow. Was once a very popular show bench cultivar, would be good to see it on a showbench again.Tube: Bold red, short.Sepals: Bold red, held horizontal with recurved tips.Corolla: Very deep purple, almost black, 1/4 flared.Foliage: Mid to dark green.NKvF 1..
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, ..
Very vigorous upright grower, sometimes used for hedges and boundaries within gardens. One of the very best hardies, self branching, lovely flower colouring, and an asset to any garden.Pity about the name, which is singularly uninspiring.Tube: Pale pink blending to rosy red medium length.Sepals: ..
A superb fuchsia that certainly lives up to its name, bears masses of flowers all summer and autumn until frosted. An outstanding and versatile hardy.Tube: Short, white with pink blush.Sepals: Blushed pink through white to apple green tips.Corolla: Violet blue with pink veins.Parentage: Leonora x Le..
Strikingly pretty, flowers freely and naturally produces a well shaped bush. Flowers face partially outwards.Tube: Short, carmine pink.Sepals: Carmine pink through white to apple green tips, horizontal with slight recurve.Corolla: Carmine pink blush at base fading to bright clean white with carmine ..
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..
Strong and sturdy garden plant. Wonderful dark colours, easy to grow. Also good for training into standards, pillars, fans etc.Tube: Crimson, short, slender.Sepals: Crimson, held slightly down and well recurved.Corolla: Rich dark purple fading slightly with age, 3/4 flared when mature.NKvF 1263..
A very pretty and easy to grow encliandra type fuchsia. Has a slightly larger flower than the average encliandra. Ideal for training as bonsai. Arching, open, slightly lax growth. Ideal for training as bonsai.Tube: Pale pink, slim.Sepals: Pink, darker towards tips and darkening overall with matur..
Flowers and flowers, at least two per node, a wonderful fuchsia, that’s a favourite with exhibitors and gardeners alike. Keep in good light, and get it outdoors as much as you can in Spring, as soon as it’s safe to do so; this one quickly gets leggy under glass.No fuchsia copes well with overwateri..
Stiffly upright bush fuchsia with numerous semi-erect single white and coral pink flowers. Superb container, pot or summer bedding plant.Tube: White 155C, short and plump.Sepals: White with a hint of pink and tiny green tips, held horizontal to 1/2 up.Corolla: Magenta pink 57C, darker picotee edg..
An easy free flowering plant, with distinctive flowers in clear bright contrasting colours. A very versatile and popular hardy with vigorous upright growth.Tube: Medium length and thickness, greenish white.Sepals: Very pale pink, almost white, held half up, recurved greenish tipsCorolla: Smooth pet..
A neat upright bush, naturally short jointed and free flowering. The fresh white flowers are set off by pink filaments and striking dark pink red 53C anthers.Tube: White 155C to pure white, faint green stripes, short and grooved.Sepals: White 155C to pure white, very slight recurve to tip, 1/2 down...
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..
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 ..
Flowers early, profusely and over a long period. Easy to grow. Highly recommended trouble free cultivar which can be trained easily to most shapes, though it doesn't do weeping styles easily. Very stiff upright growth, makes excellent half, three quarter, or full standards.Tube: Red, sometimes str..
Vigorous, easy and beautiful, flowers are larger than those of Checkerboard. Equally noted for its free flowering, having two flowers per axil.Tube: Pink, darker stripes, quite long, peg top shape.Sepals: White, pink flush at base, green tip. Long, held horizontally, and gracefully recurved.Corolla:..
Flowers freely and is very easy to grow, a great garden survivor, lovely. Looks good used as bedding or in containers.Also ideal cultivar for fuchsia hedges with its strong upright growth habit.Originally called General Tom Thumb, but renamed by HG Brown after Chillerton in the Isle of Wight. He fou..
This distinctive fuchsia has been grown and loved since before Queen Victoria ascended to the throne. Tiny, richly coloured flowers, with resulting round, black berries that are surprisingly large and an attractive feature in their own right. Vigorous bushy growth, reckoned to resistant to gall mi..
Distinctive small to medium flowers, freely produced from early in the season on a neat and compact plant. Well suited to small pot classes at exhibition. A little smasher from one of the UK's top hybridisers.Highly prized by exhibitors in the past and still deserves to be treasured. Tube: Pale pink..