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..
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. ..
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..
Big, bold blooms are well displayed on long petioles away from stems. Terrific plant for the garden with very vigorous, upright growth.In warm climates, an established plant can reach 360cm (12'). In the UK, 120 – 150cm (4' to 5') is more likely. Possibly more in mild areas or very sheltered positio..
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...
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,..
Distinctive blooms on a bushy plant, lovely.Tube: Cerise pink 52B, short.Sepals: Bright cerise, thick, creped, almost fully up.Corolla: Deep lilac 78B, base rose pink, red picotee, bell shape, 1/2 to 3/4 flared.Parentage: ?AFS 1626, NKvF 2483..
Pretty fuchsia, easily shaped, medium sized bushy plant. For best colour, avoid full sun.Tube: White, short.Sepals: White, hint of pink, horizontal, slight recurve.Corolla: Violet 84A, at least 1/2 flared.Parentage: Cloverdale Pearl x Christine Clements.AFS 1518, NKvF 1135..
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..
Great parentage, which you'd expect to give some hardiness. A super plant, easy to grow, lax growth, ideal for containers but would need weights for a basket.Tube: Neyron rose 58C, long.Sepals: Neyron rose above, white 155B below, horizontal, recurved.Corolla: Tyrian purple 57A, unflared.Parentage:..
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..
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, ..
A hardy garden cultivar, that will also make a good basket. However you grow it, those big flowers are gorgeous.Tube: Magenta 63B, quite long,thin.Sepals: Pale lavender 69C above, light purple red 78D below. Horizontal but well recurved.Corolla: Purple 83B, base red purple 71C, unflared, long, smoo..
Pale, pearlescent colours that are hard to describe adequately. Another wonderful cultivar from a great hybridiser.Tube: White 155A.Sepals: White 155D, light greenish yellow 151C recurved tip, very long, 1/2 down.Corolla: White, matures palest purple 76D, long, unflared.Parentage: ((Elsie Mitchell x..
A lax, semi trailing habit, (may need staking) with terminal clusters of spectacular, huge, pink tubular flowers. A real eye-catcher.Tube: Light rose 48C, darker blush, long, slim.Sepals: Light rose, fully down, reflexed.Corolla: Opens orange red 44B, matures red 43A, short petals, 1/4 flared.Paren..
Very free flowering hardy with good quality flowers and bushy growth.Tube: Deep red, very short.Sepals: Deep red, broad, horizontal, concave, tiny reflexed tip.Corolla: Burgundy, dark red basal star, smooth, well incurved petals, 1/4 flared.Parentage: Empress of Prussia x unknown.NKvF 1195..
A light and airy encliandra. Very pretty, distinctly long flowers, wiry growth. Round glossy black fruits.Tube: Overall blush of dark pink 61D, proportionately long and slim, peg top.Sepals: Dark pink N57D above, blushed pink 68C below, slightly down, slightly recurved.Corolla: Purple red 58B, paler..
Vivid blooms, evergreen, blooms most of the year. A lush beauty from the mountain forests of Ecuador and Columbia.Tube: Rich salmon pink, tubular, flared.Sepals: Rich salmon pink, broad and short, horizontal, reflexed tip.Corolla: Orange, bell shape, smooth, spoon shaped petals, 3/4 flared.Section:..
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..
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..
An absolutely gorgeous cultivar from Barrie. Mouthwatering, vivid picotee markings and subtle blushes of colour. We love it, and hope you will too.Strong and vigorous grower, stems can be a little brittle.Tube: Creamy white, rose stripe, short, round.Sepals: White, pink blush, green tip, long, 1/2 d..
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..
Dramatic flowers of rich berry colours, with a pale pink tube and distinctive flower shape, ideal for basket or container use.Tube: Rose 67D, thin.Sepals: Dark rose 67C above, reddish purple 66B below, 1/2 up, recurved.Corolla: Dark reddish purple 61A, 1/2 flared, but with an outer layer of shorter ..
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..
Elegant and lovely, but best in a position sheltered from bad weather.Tube: White, green tinge, pink stripe, tubular.Sepals: Pink, green tip, broad, horizontal, recurved.Corolla: Pale pink, darker base and veins, 1/4 flared. Smooth, incurved petals, have a wavy edge.Parentage: (((Iced Champagne x un..
This pre-1914 beauty was named after the Egyptian goddess famed for her magical powers. Easy and naturally bushy.There are three fuchsias called ‘Isis’, this was the first to be given that name.Tube: Palest Pink, darker each end.Sepals: Pale pink, white at tips, horizontal and recurved.Corolla: Red-..
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..
Pale and lovely triphylla hybrid with good heat tolerance (providing roots are shaded), and enjoys full sun.Tube: Light pink 62C, long, thin.Sepals: Pale pink 62D, pale yellow green tip, 1/2 down, tips reflexed.Corolla: Pink 62B, 1/4 flared. Long, narrow petals with smooth edges.Parentage: Göttingen..
'Jess' is a gorgeous tricolour, with bright, vivid colours in an eye-catching mix. Quite a substantial flower, good basket cultivar. In very bright conditions, colours will intensify, and the tube will be pink, not white.Tube: White 155C, slim, medium size, straight, with a rounded top.Sepals: Dark..
Superb variegation. See Thalia, it is otherwise identical, but sensitive to overwatering.Stiffly upright growing, benefits from some attention to pinching out in the early stages.Tube: Scarlet-orange, slim and tapering.Sepals: Scarlet-orange with paler tips, held 3/4 down.Corolla: Orange-red.Fol..
A pretty cultivar, ideal for a basket. Very large yet graceful flowers, produced fairly freely, for their size.Tube: Pale pink, faint stripe, slim.Sepals: Pale pink, green tip, long, concave, horizontal.Corolla: Soft pink, darker base and veins. Most petals have lovely serrated edge, 3/4 to fully f..
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,..
Neat and bushy, vigorous and easy to grow, makes a great container or summer border plant.Tube: Waxy cream 159C.S: Cream 159C, pink flush above, paler 159C/D below, slightly down, recurved tip.C: Neyron rose 55D, dark edge 55A, near white base, 2 petals are 1/4 flared, 2 are 1/2 flared, giving a dis..
Elegant slender flowers, makes a superb basket as well as being a great bedding or container plant. Although one parent is unknown, the distinctive “shoulder” of the sepals would suggest that F. magdalenae is a strong influence.Tube: Pale orange pink, long, slender.Sepals: Orange pink, held 1/2 down..
Lovely old and enduringly popular cultivar with numerous colourful, and attractive flowers.T: Pale pink, slender, peg top.S: White to very pale pink, green reflexed tip, broad, 1/2 up.C: lavender blue, matures rosy mauve, paler base, pink veins, 1/2 flared.AFS 169, NKvF 1541..
Attractive and unusual cultivar from the swinging 60's, flowers in terminal clusters.Tube: Pale pink, darker stripe, long and slim.Sepals: Pale pink, short, concave, 1/2 down. Corolla: Deep rose pink, fairly short, rounded petals, up to 1/2 flared.Parentage: .AFS , BFS , NKvF Arching habit?..
Free flowering, clean, crisp colours on a large and sturdy plant, ideal for planting in larger containers. Gives a bright display.Tube: White, fairly short.Sepals: White, green tip, horizontal, well recurved.Corolla: Pink violet, white base, smooth, overlapping petals, eye tooth shape, 1/4 flared.P..
An endearing little encliandra whose flowers change colour as they mature.Tube: White, short.Sepals: Pink, horizontal.Corolla: Opens white, matures reddish pink, fully flared.Parentage: F. encliandra x unknown.AFS 1582..
A handsome and bushy plant. Gorgeous soft pink flowers in abundance, as you would hope from such superb parents, fabulous, we love it.It remains to be seen if Mr A Huggett has conferred any hardiness. Whether hardy or not, this very fine fuchsia would be magnificent in summer containers, and is well..
Highly individual shape & colouring, unique & beautiful. Easy to grow and shape, self branching.Tube: Pale pink 62D, long & slim, tapering to a square shoulder at sepal end.Sepals: Pale pink 62D, 1/2 down, tip recurved. Corolla: Pink 62A, matures rose 68B, 1/2 flared, short, pointed, incurved petals..
A beautiful and unusual combination of a tubular double bloom, on stiff, lax growth ideal for adding something special to a summer container planting, or growing as a specimen plant.
Tube: Pink 62C, very long, slender.
Sepals: Pink 62C, paler pink 62B below, fully up, reflexed tip.
The first fuchsia registered with the American Fuchsia Society. Ground-breaking at the time, and still a spectacular and lovely plant. Semi trailing habit, ideal for a basket, likes warmth.Tube: Light carmine, very long, slim, bulge at ovary end.Sepals: Light carmine, slim, 1/2 down, bulge at ovary ..
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..
Lovely, loads of flower, self branching, easy to shape. Makes a good exhibition or garden container plant.Tube: White, hint of pink, fairly short, slim.Sepals: White, green, recurved tip, slightly down.Corolla: White, 1/2 flared, smooth, eye tooth shape petals.Parentage: Chris Bright x Shelford...
Free flowering, self branching, and very pretty, ideal for exhibition, should also make a lovely container plant.Tube: White, faint green stripe, short.Sepals: White, faint pink base, green tip, 1/2 up, recurved.Corolla: White, 1/4 to 1/2 flared, smooth, overlapping petals. Parentage: Chris Bright x..
Unusually shaped flowers in lovely colours, very attractive.Tube: Red purple 58A, long and slim.Sepals: Dark red purple 60B above, red purple 61B below, 1/2 down, tips reflexed.Corolla: Purple 71A, matures red purple 72B, incurved petals with wavy edges, 1/4 flared.Parentage: WALZ Harp x Regal Robe...
Aptly named, beautifully coloured flowers face outwards. May have single blooms.Can anyone tell us its parentage?Tube: Pale pink.Sepals: Pale pink above, base flushed dark rose below, green tip, broad, concave, 1/2 up.Corolla: Soft lavender blue, paler base, fully flared.Parentage: ?..