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,..
An easy fuchsia producing loads of attractively flared flowers. Beautiful and distinctive, gives great display in containers.Tube: Rose pink, short.Sepals: Pale pink with green tips, held 1/2 up.Corolla: Baby-pink, 3/4 flared when mature.Foliage: Dark green.NKvF 2238..
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..
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..
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..
Graceful and spectacular, the beautiful and graceful flowers are fairly freely produced. Will need some pinching to shape.Copes better than most with wind and rain, but is intolerant of sun or hot conditions. Suitable basket variety for a cooler spot or in shade.Tube: White or very pale pink at ova..
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..
Flowers freely. Blooms are small to medium sized and a very pretty flared shape. Lovely container plant.Tube: Warm peachy orange-pink.Sepals: Orange-pink, white picotee. Held fully up over tube. Reflexed tips.Corolla: Smoky coral pink, salmon. Fully flared.Foliage: Medium leaves, mid green...
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..
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. ..
Flowers profusely, large and very substantial flowers on a large and vigorous bush. Quite spectacular, Atahualpa always really stands out in any display. The leaves are large, thick, dark green and leathery, giving an excellent foil to the flowers. Fabulous.Tube: Red 42A, very long, slightly flared..
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..
A charming and unusual fuchsia with a lazy, almost creeping habit. The petite flowers are produced freely, and look like a miniature version of Chang. If you prefer your fuchsias neatly shaped, it will need frequent pinching out. We think it looks lovely left to its own devices, its growth habit s..
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..
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..
A fine bush, excellent in containers and makes a very good standard. Fairly upright, self branching, still one of the best striped cultivars.Tube: Amaranth red.Sepals: Amaranth red, held slightly up and fully recurved almost to the tube. Twisted.Corolla: Bold purple with streaks of raspberry down..
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..
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 ..
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..
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..
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 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..
Always popular, makes a superb 1/2 standard as well as being an excellent container fuchsia.Tube: Pink, short.Sepals: Pink with cream flushes, held fully up, curled, twisted, and recurved.Corolla: Lavender-violet, 3/4 flared and bell-shaped.Foliage: Mid green.Parentage: Citation x unknown.NKvF 1..
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..
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..
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..
Easy to grow and very rewarding, bright and abundant flowers of substance. The colours have real depth and intensity. Vigorous growth typical of many Lye cultivars, without the white tube. Superb.Tube: Scarlet, curvy.Sepals: Scarlet, held half to three quarters up, reflexed.Corolla: Purple, sh..
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..
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, ..
It’s easy to see why this delightful old lady has survived for so long, although not easy to find nowadays. Quite lovely flowers with relatively short pure white sepals which contrast well with both the darker tube and sepals.Tube: Medium, slightly bulbous, dark pinkish coral, almost striped appea..
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..
Vigorous grower with beautifully shaped tastefully coloured flowers.Tube: Rich burgundy.Sepals: Deep burgundy, held fully up and recurved.Corolla: Dark indigo and purple-violet, burgundy at base of petals. Fully flared when mature.Foliage: Darkish mid green...
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..
A very cute little fuchsia with plenty of ¾ flared flowers with sepals held fully up. This video clip from 2008 shows its hybridizer, Ron Monnier, talking about it and his other wonderful introductions from that year.Tube: Short and plump in light rose (58D)Sepals: Long, light rose (58D) w..
Self branching small, healthy bush that flowers very freely all season long and is largely self dead-heading.Tube: Glossy red, short.Sepals: Glossy red with very pale green tips, held half up and fully recurved when mature.Corolla: Red-violet to red-purple with red veins, half flared when mature.Fol..
An elegant and graceful cultivar which flowers well. Dark, smouldering colours. Gorgeous, and very easy to grow. Can anyone tell us its parentage?Tube: Crimson red, glossy, short.Sepals: Crimson red, half down, slight recurve, glossy.Corolla: Aubergine, little or no flare.Foliage: Green, narro..
We couldn't resist this one, it's a little treasure. Really eye-catching, even though individual flowers aren't big, there are lots of them, usually two per node. 'Echo' is really hard to describe, as no part of the flower is one colour, but this is the closest we could get: (Neither photo does i..
This amazingly pretty fuchsia carries its flowers in terminal clusters. It was named by its hybridiser, Tielko Koerts, in tribute to Ede Ulfert Staal who was a Dutch singer-songwriter from the Northern province of Groningen who sang mainly in the Gronings dialect.Tube: Proportionately long, white s..
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..
Strong upright grower which can make quite a large plant. Bears tiny but very pretty flowers, that change colour significantly as they mature.Tube: White, matures dark red 53A, short.Sepals: White 155A, maturing dark red. Held fully up, tips recurved.Corolla: Opens and matures pure white, fully flar..
A very beautiful fuchsia which deserves to be more widely available, this is an easy to grow and very rewarding cultivar.Named in memory of Keith's wife's grandmother, a keen gardener, who first inspired his interest in gardening.Tube: White.Sepals: White with pronounced apple green tips. Held hori..
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..
Outstanding, highly recommended. Flowers freely and continuously over a long season, each leaf joint has six to eight flowers. Strong growth, self branching, with careful pinching can be grown to an excellent shape.Tube: Scarlet with darker stripes.Sepals: Glossy scarlet above, dull scarlet below, h..
Small neat fuchsia ideal for patio containers or bedding. Has had much success on the show bench.Tube: Cerise, short.Sepals: Cerise, held 1/2 up with tips recurved slightly.Corolla: White with basal rose veins, 1/2 flared when mature. Petals are smooth and fairly flat, slight eye tooth shape.Foliage..
An upright growing compact bush with very pretty mainly white flowers. An endearing and reliable classic, that benefits from a little extra warmth over winter. Ideal for shady spot, but protect from rain which can mark petals.Tube: Short, slender bulb shaped, pale pink with darker candy stripes.Sepa..
Large bunches of gorgeous, very long, bold crimson flowers. Very handsome and vigorous species, ultimately needing a very big pot. The berries of both this and F. boliviana Alba are excellent and widely sold in markets throughout South America for eating fresh or cooked (made into pies, jams etc).Tu..
Very pretty, miniature flowered, compact, bushy little encliandra. First found in Mexico.Tube: Pale rose pink, conical.Sepals: Bold rose pink, slender, held 3/4 up.Corolla: Bright and bold rose pink, fully flared, petals recurved.Section: Encliandra...
Probably the most free-flowering fuchsia amongst the F. regia subspecies, very vigorous and can get to be a large bush.Tube: Bold red.Sepals: Bold red, held 1/2 down and recurved slightly.Corolla: Purple, unflared.Foliage: Dark green, small slender leaves with red veining.Section: Quelusia...
Fuchsia splendens is widely distributed and has been observed on rare occasions growing as an epiphyte.Flowers all year in the wild, will do so in the UK if conditions are suitable. As with F. juntasensis, seems to like flowering in the months having shorter days, making growth in summer.Tube: Cora..
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..