Wonderful stripes and splashes, no two flowers alike. Some have almost no stripes, others have lots. Named after Fokko's wife Katrien.Tube: Light pink 55D variably striped red 46B. Medium length and thickness.Sepals: Light pink 55D striped red 46B above, pink 55C striped red 46B below, variable, 1/2..
Foxgrove Wood freely produces the most enchanting single small flowers. Fully merits its place in the garden and definitely one of the prettiest hardies. Does anyone know its parentage?Tube: Pink, with darker stripes, peg top shape.Sepals: Cream with pink speckles and veins towards the tube. above,..
This is an excellent foliage fuchsia, with neat, upright growth. Both leaves and growth habit are totally different from Tom West. Also totally different from Versicolour. Flowers are larger and redder than either, it also has very dark stems.Tube: Medium, deep red.Sepals: Deep red, held slightly..
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..
Naturally densely bushy and free-flowering, with some hardiness. The flowers open very pale, and darken as they mature. Top quality encliandra hybrid, some hardiness, a little beauty, recommended.Tube: White, rose blush (56C).Sepals: Pale rose (56C).Corolla: Pale rose, fully flared, petals recurved..
Not your typical hardy, Galadriel is a jolly little fuchsia that enjoys a warm sunny position where it will flower particularly well. Ideal for permanent bedding with its bright colours, self branching compact habit, and outward-facing flowers. A real cutie.Tube: Beige 159C, (ivory white), medium ..
Distinctive and prolific blooms of delicious colouring, sturdy and self-branching. Disease resistant too.Peter Lorimer's son is seeking any cultivars hybridised by his father, particularly Claire Rochfort, which the family have lost and which has great sentimental value. If anyone has Claire Rochfor..
A species hybrid with lots of cute little flowers from fat round buds. Berries are said to be among the best tasting of all fuchsias, although they don't seem exceptional to us. However, there are many forms of Globosa.All fuchsia berries are edible, and most taste fine (a bit like Kiwi Fruit) provi..
A reliable hardy fuchsia that flowers very freely, medium sized upright bush whose longer stems arch attractively.Tube: Red.Sepals: Red, held slightly down from horizontal when mature.Corolla: Burgundy-purple, scarlet towards base of petals, little or no flare.Parentage: Unamed seedling x Mrs W R..
Slender, smallish flowers in profusion, strong wiry stems, a very vigorous and elegant fuchsia.Tube: Scarlet red, shortish.Sepals: Scarlet red, held ¾ down.Corolla: Purple, shading scarlet purple towards base of petals.Parentage: F. magellanica x unknown...
This charming little hardy fuchsia, (one of the well known “Seven Dwarves”), often grows wider than tall, though that's not a drawback. Free flowering, usually with two buds per axil, so in the right place it looks superb. Ideal for rockeries, small borders etc.Always popular, and a true dwarf, with..
Striking colouring and bushy, upright growth (with some lax stems) make this a useful container, bedding or border fuchsia. Highly distinctive and very attractive.It is normal for one or more of the stamens to show outside the petals.Tube: Light orangeSepals: Light orange with apple green tips, he..
A super little fuchsia that flowers freely. Bright, attractive blooms held away from the foliage. Compact, self branching growth ideal for for patio containers, pots and bedding. Also suitable for training as a smaller standard. Hardy to 0°C.Tube: Bright white 155A with faint green stripes, short an..
Noted for its hardiness, this magnificent double is inexplicably difficult to obtain in the UK.Tube: Pink, quite long.Sepals: Neyron rose, broad, horizontal or slightly down, concave, reflexed tip.Corolla: Pinkish mauve, red veins, rolled and ruffled petals, 1/2 to 1/2 flared.Parentage: Joan Pacey x..
Freely produces medium sized boldly coloured blooms. Very easy fuchsia to grow and very rewarding, easily trained, we have seen some superb standards winning shows. A thoroughly dependable classic hardy fuchsia, lovely.Tube: Scarlet, plump.Sepals: Scarlet, held horizontally, tips recurved.Corolla: ..
A super little hardy, flowers larger than you would expect, good strong colours.Tube: Scarlet 46B/C, mefium length and thickness.Sepals: Scarlet 46B/46C, held fully up.Corolla: Bright violet-purple, scarlet veining, blending to reddish-purple and 1/4 flared. Beautiful bell shape Foliage: Mid green, ..
Stiff, vigorous, almost horizontal growth, lovely flowers similar to Jack Shahan. Will make an excellent large basket.Tube: Pink.Sepals: Pink, horizontal, slightly recurved.Corolla: Reddish pink, matures pink, 1/2 flared and bell shaped.Parentage: ?NKvF 1433..
Profuse blooming, stiff semi trailing growth, but flexible enough to be trained into a variety of shapes.Tube: Red 46C, short, slim, peg top.Sepals: Red above, dark rose 51A below, fully up, recurved.Corolla: Dark purple, 86A, pink 49A base, matures purple 72A, dark rose 51A veins, 1/4 flared.Parent..
This is a jolly flower reminiscent of a jester's hat. Sturdy, vigorous, and apparently hardy. Fairly free flowering, spectacular blooms.If you can tell us any more about it, particularly about how hardy it might be we'd love to hear from you.Tube: Rose.Sepals: Bold pink, long, horizontal. Recurve..
Delicious unfading pale pink blooms. Compact, neat and densely bushy habit, with upright growth that is naturally short jointed and self branching.Small, quite dark leaves provide a perfect foil to the pale flowers, which tend to face outwards, enhancing the display. Although small, they have subst..
Excellent and unusually coloured hardy, long and slender flowers. Very free flowering.Tube: White blushed with pale rose pink, ltubular.Sepals: Very pale rose, held horizontally.Corolla: Crimson raspberry, 1/2 flared.Parentage: ?NKvF 1676..
Neat and floriferous, with 2 to 3 flowers buds per axil. Dark stems perfectly complement the intensely coloured flowers. A little cracker, perfect for rockery, border edge, bonsai or exhibition.Tube: Purple red, between N79C and 71A, short, glossy, peg top.Sepals: Purple red, between N79C and 71A,..
A very elegant fuchsia, Lady Bacon has an airy growth habit, and small leaves.Named after the keen lady gardener who we are told discovered it in Chile. Wonderful display from many single flowers. These are slightly bigger, and have more substance, than those of F. magellanica, of which it is proba..
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..
Good rockery or border edging fuchsia, a neat and compact grower that flowers well. Makes great mini or quarter standards.Tube: Reddish light carmine, short.Sepals: Reddish light carmine, held half down.Corolla: White with pale carmine veining near the base of the petals. Half flared when mature.Par..
An encliandra type fuchsia which liberally produces miniature brightly coloured flowers. One of our favouritesTube: Short, bright pinkSepals: Bright pinkCorolla: Orangey pinkFoliage: Dark green, tiny leaves with crinkly edgesParentage: Unknown..
Lidie Bartelink has masses of dainty single flowers opening from slender buds on surprisingly long pedicels. Virtually self-deadheading, always looks tidy. A tough, pretty, fuchsia that’s really hardy. Lax, airy growth habit.Tube: Medium sized, dark rose 55A.Sepals: Held horizontally. Dark rose 55A..
Well named, compact and neat grower, easy to grow, early and free flowering. Best colours in shade. Tube: Bright red, short.Sepals: Bright red, held horizontally and slightly recurved.Corolla: Strong lavender blue, 1/4 flared when mature.NKvF 1567..
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 ..
Very vigorous encliandra fuchsia with wiry stems, often used for training around shaped structures. Deservedly popularTube: Light crimsonSepals: Light crimsonCorolla: Pale purpleFoliage: Mid to dark greenParentage: Unknown..
Beautiful flowers produced in a long succession on a tidy plant. Strong, bushy, growth. Gorgeous.Tube: Pale pink, darker stripes, slim, peg top.Sepals: Pink, fully up, recurved.Corolla: Lavender blue, pink and pale rose at the base, 1/2 flared, smooth petals...
A prolific and near continuous bearer of brightly coloured flowers, needs frequent deadheading. Though lax the spreading growth is strong, (pinch to shape when young) and can support the huge swathes of flowers this fuchsia can produce. Enjoys sun. Recommended. Hardy to at least -8°C.Tube: Rose pink..
A wonderful old timer that still has real "wow" factor and will stand out from others on display. Poised and elegant, vivid flowers just keep on coming. Naturally bushy and free branching. Will drop buds and flowers if atmosphere too dry, especially if moved there suddenly.Tube: Orange red 39B.Se..
Substantial, easy, and distinctive hardy that's tall enough to make a good fuchsia hedge. Free flowering, best planted outdoors, too vigorous for most long term pot culture.Tube: Carmine scarlet, short, bulbous.Sepals: Carmine scarlet, very broad, fully up, well recurved right back to the ovary.Cor..
Margaret Brown flowers generously on dense, strong growth, with small to medium sized neat and compact single flowers which make a lovely display. Highly recommended reliable hardy fuchsia. Quite light green foliage, green stems and veins.Tube: Rose pink, proportionately long.Sepals: Rose pink, hel..
Some sources say this is hardy, some say it isn't. Well worth growing either way, and in any case, hardiness is all about whether a fuchsia is hardy where you plant it. It's a delightful, cheery little fuchsia. Small flowers of substance, not in the least flimsy, and freely produced.Tube: A little ..
A lovely hardy with open growth and plentiful flowers in dark purple red and dark pink violet. These are very nicely displayed on 3.5cm (1½") pedicels, not hidden amongst the glossy, metallic green foliage that inspired its name.Tube: Medium thickness, dark pink red 53C.Sepals: Dark pink red 53C abo..
Pale and lovely sister seedling to 'Cherry Lee', with similar golden foliage (that dislikes full sun) and also shows signs of hardiness. Beautiful colouring of pale lavender, pale pink and white.Best in bright filtered light, colours very pale in shade. Needs and is worth careful deadheading, dead f..
Vigorous and easy to grow, produces lovely long slender flowers with bright attractive colours. Hardy enough to be on the BFS Showbench Hardy list, new RHS H3 rating (Minimum 1°C to -5°C) is a cautious estimate. It may be tougher than this.Tube: Proportionately long, rose red with faint orange red..
Huge quantities of flowers produced by this lovely fuchsia and though of smallish size the result is clouds of colour. Needs frequent careful pinching when training, will make structures or shapes.Tube: White tinged with salmon pink.Sepals: White with green tips, held horizontally with slight reflex..
Mrs Marshall is very versatile and can be trained into all shapes including standard, and considering she's been with us so long, she's still very popular. Was known as Grand Duchess Marie in her early days, and won an Award of Merit from the RHS in 1929. Generously produces medium sized flowers, ea..
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..
Long buds and prolific flowering. Charming hardy fuchsia, distinctive pink and white blooms.Tube: Pale pink blush, fairly short, peg top.Sepals: Pale pink with tiny green tips. Distinctively long, fairly narrow. Held horizontally and recurved.Corolla: White, 1/4 flared, petal edges make a bell shape..
Makes a lovely weeping standard. Old but very respected and capable fuchsia cultivar.Tube: White with pink blush, proportionately long.Sepals: Pale pink with faint palest green tips, held ¼ down.Corolla: Raspberry orange, up to ¼ flared.Foliage: Light green.NKvF 1657..
An unusual scented encliandra fuchsia that carries white pink and red flowers all at the same timeTube: White pink and redSepals: White pink and redCorolla: White pink and redFoliage: Dark greenParentage: Unknown..
Encliandra type fuchsia that liberally produces tiny but perfect single flowers. Seldom needs pinching out. Tube: White with pink blushSepals: White with green tingeCorolla: Pink with white blushFoliage: Mid green and smallParentage: Unknown..
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..
Nick's first fuchsia; this has a lot to answer for! Tasteful and elegant, a show bench classic, that's also suitable for training as a 1/4 or 1/2 standard. A great pleasure to grow and its largely self deadheading habit, means it is also particularly suited to use in borders or containers. Water c..
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..
Flowers very profusely, a fairly hardy fuchsia in most of UK, vigorous and easy to grow.Tube: White, peg top.Sepals: White, tiny ggreen reflexed tip, horizontal or slightly down.Corolla: Light lilac pink maturing darker, 1/4 flared when matureParentage: Sport of Margaret Brown.AFS 3998..
Small single or semi double flowers, but plenty of them, carried on quite low and graceful, slender growth suitable for espalier training.Tube: Rosy red, slim.Sepals: Rosy red, pale green tip, 1/2 down, recurved.Corolla: Rich rosy pink, 1/4 flared, petals slightly ridged.Parentage: F. magellanica x ..
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..
A delightfully cheery and solid little flower. Each can have up to seven sepals, and there are lots of them, freely carried from early in the season. Vigorous, easy, and stiffly upright growth.Tube: Strongly flushed dark pink red 53C, peg top, chunky appearance.Sepals: Dark pink red 52A below, flush..