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..
Striking species hybrid, produces a lot of flowers for its type on a small, free-branching bush.Tube: Red with orange overtones, flattened.Sepals: Bold rose pink with green tips.Corolla: Half flared, orange, sometimes with red edges.Parentage: ((F. michoacanensis x F. obconica) x Ashley) x F. splen..
Mario has named this lovely plant after his wife, Anna Sonja, as they both have happy faces. A lovely name for a lovely and unusual fuchsia that deserves tol be enduringly popular.Best as a mature plant, and best grown as a bush, (also suitable for standards). Pinch three times for best results. In ..
Could this be one of most beautiful fuchsias ever? Also easy to grow - providing you don't overwater it! Named after one of Mario's Irish Terriers. See picture on page 2 of the Dec 2014 issue of the Fuchsia Breeder's Initiative (see Links).The earliest and latest flowers of the season will be pale ..
Produces its lovely and unusual flowers freely. These contrast well with the dark foliage to give an eye catching display. Self branching growth.Unlike most white fuchsias, this one prefers bright light and even tolerates full sun. Tube: White, faint green bulbous top. Sepals: White above, pink edge..
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: ..
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..
Stiffly upright cultivar that makes a good 1/2 or full standard, does best in dappled shade. Short jointed growth, self branching, better with one pinch. Appealing and distinctive. Prone to botrytis, water carefully.Tube: Pink, short.Sepals: Pale pink with lighter below, held half up and straight.Co..
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..
A deservedly popular and reliable fuchsia with well displayed palest lavender pink flared blooms. A classic.Tube: Medium length and thickness, pale coral.Sepals: White upper surface with a trace of pink on the lower surface. Held three quarter up, slightly recurved tips with a hint of green.Coroll..
Cheerful and pretty, qualities it has inherited from its parent, but taller, more vigorous, more flowers, and distinctly different foliage.Very free flowering (at least 2 to 3 buds per axil, often 4 or 5).Tube: Medium size, pink 39D.Sepals: Pink 39D above, slightly darker below, held slightly down.C..
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..
This certainly is a very vigorous and beautiful fuchsia, take a look at the hybridiser comments tab to see Mario's description.Tube: Pale rose pink.Sepals: Pale rose pink, held 1/2 down and slightly reflexed.Corolla: White with pale rose pink blush, 1/4 flared.Foliage: Dark green.Parentage: ((Göttin..
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..
Naturally self branching and short jointed, compact plant that flowers very generously.Tube: Creamy white with hint of rose, short.Sepals: White flushed pink 62A above, white and magenta 68A below, yellow green 149A tip, horizontal and slightly recurved.Corolla: Deep red purple 64B, up to 1/4 fla..
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..
Flamboyant, very colourful and showy, magnificent flowers, great garden or container fuchsia.Tube: Slim, dark red purple 63A.Sepals: Slim, red purple 61B, long, horizontal, often twisted, recurved.Corolla: Purple 77A, red purple base, double, pleated petals, 1/4 flared.Parentage: Gerwin van den Bri..
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/..
Not easy to come by but really should be more widely available as it is a real beauty. Easy to grow, short jointed and self branching upright bush. Self deadheading too.Tube: White 155A, pale green stripe, short and thick.Sepals: White 155D above, pale pink 56D below, green recurved tip, fully up...
A gorgeous new species hybrid from Mario de Cooker. Marble Crepe is a bush fuchsia with clusters of large, strongly tubular flowers in pale pink.Tube: 35mm (1 3/8") long, white and pale blush pink.Sepals: Short, white, yellowish green tips, held half down.Corolla: Quarter flared, white with pink e..
Medium sized bush, notably slow growing when young, with fairly small but very sturdy flowers, freely produced.Tube: Rosy red pink, short and stubby, only fractionally longer than wide.Sepals: Pink red 52B above, pink red 52C below, green 149D slightly recurved tip, short, broad, concave, horizontal..
Eye-catching and floriferous cultivar. Bears single and double blooms simultaneously.T: Creamy white with pink stripes, rose pink at join with sepals.Sepals: Rose pink through white to tiny pale green tips. Held fully up with slight recurve when mature.Corolla: Violet and blue, paler at base of p..
Profuse flowering, self branching and trouble free. This glorious new cultivar from Mario is sure to prove popular. His inspiration for the name came from coverage of the 2014 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, where Carol Klein was introduced as 'our Pavilion Princess'. A lovely tribute to an inspirational ..
Much more purple than pictured when grown in sun. Naturally trailing.Tube: White with purple blush, long and slender, much bolder purple if grown in full sun.Sepals: White with slightly deeper purple blush than tube, held 1/4down with slight recurve.Corolla: Deep purple, 1/4 flared when mature.Fo..
To see at its best, site in dappled shade, flower colour fades in direct sun. Especially good if grown from early (January or February) cuttings, and pinched once or twice. A truly beautiful fuchsia, that shows its triphylla origins in the clusters of tubular flowers. The triphylla genes are heavily..
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..
Flowers freely, in a mix of shocking flamingo pink and claret. Beautiful and eye-catching.Tube: Light coral 38A and red 46C, long & thick.Sepals: Dark red 47A above, dark orange red 34A below, fully down, reflexed.Corolla: Orange 29A edged pink 62A, matures red purple 67A, unflared.Foliage: ..
An unusual hybrid that resembles an encliandra. Freely produces truly tiny dark orange red flowers (along with proportionately large black berries) on a small, free branching plant. Very pretty, would make a lovely bonsai.Tube: Dark red 53A; short, thin. Only 4mm (1/8") long, and half as wide.Sepa..
A striking new entry to the triphylla group, which overwinters well. Another beauty from Mario, clusters of large, tubular, bell shaped flowers in dramatic orange and red. Self branching bush. Tube: Orange 50A, long, and flaring to a bell shape at the corolla end. Sepals: Orange 50A, fully down, b..
A great dual purpose fuchsia, produces masses of brightly coloured double flowers and is easy to grow. Like many semi trailers, versatile enough for a good hanging basket display as well as a lax bedding or container plant. Also suitable for training as standards, fans etc. Tube: Light orange, mediu..
Gorgeous species hybrid that flowers from autumn to spring and prefers part shade. Very different from a triphylla although terminal flowering. Best supported (or allow to wander about).Tube: Purple red 71B, flaring slightly towards sepal end.Sepals: Red purple 60B above, somewhat lighter N57C belo..