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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
Freely produces small to medium sized bright flowers, Suitable for patio containers or borders, very popular.Tube: White with coral pink blush at ovary end.Sepals: White with faint green recurved tips, horizontal.Corolla: Glowing pink orange, 1/4 to 1/2 flared.Foliage: Dark green, purple overton..
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 ..
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 ..
Absolutely gorgeous flowers, that always attract attention, and are generously produced. Looks unusual but is easy, and gives a great display on slightly lax growth. Deserves to be more widely grown, recommended.Tube: Creamy white, proportionately long, slight barrel shape.Sepals: White, with gree..
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..
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..
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..
A self-branching smallish bush fuchsia, which continually produces stunning white and purple flowers. Gorgeous.Tube: Cream with faint green stripes, medium length and thickness.Sepals: Pure white on top, lower surface cream with a very faint pink flush, held horizontally, tips recurved.Corolla: Ha..
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..
Makes excellent large hanging basket displays. Large pendant flowers on weeping stems and if you can train one into a 1/2 standard it's amazing.Tube: Very pale rose pink, slim.Sepals: Pale salmon pink, held horizontally and partially recurved.Corolla: Bold rose pink, 1/2 flared when mature.Foliag..
Bright flowers are generally unaffected by weather, and display well against the mid green foliage. Lovely container or bedding plant.Tube: White with pale pink striping.Sepals: White with rose flushes and stripes and green tips, held 1/2 up and recurved.Corolla: White, 1/4 flared when mature.Fol..
Medium to large flowers, graceful and alluring. Mr Lye produced many truly lovely fuchsias and this is amongst his best. Strongly upright but mature flowering branches arch attractively.Tube: Stout, Waxy creamy white, candy striped in pale pink.Sepals: Creamy white, recurved, faint green tips.Coroll..
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..
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..
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, ..
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 ..
Named by the British Fuchsia Society for their Golden Jubilee. Needs some early pinching, but then breaks well and flowers profusely. Hardy to 0°C, 32°F.Tube: Pale pink.Sepals: Pale pink, recurved at tips.Corolla: Claret rose.Foliage: Dark green (137A).Parentage: Igloo Maid x Rubra Grandiflora..
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..
Smallish upright bush suitable for quarter or half standards as well as containers or bedding. Self branching. Prefers full sun.Tube: White with pink stripes, short.Sepals: White with deep rose pink stripes, held half up.Corolla: Violet, bold. Slightly flared and barrel shaped.Foliage: Mid green.Par..
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..
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..
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..
Ideal summer bedding and is a very suitable fuchsia for training as standards or into shapes. Self branching.Flower: Single, mediumTube: White or pale pink, shortSepals: Pale pink with darker pink or green tips, held horizontally with slight recurveCorolla: White with red or pink veining on the pet..
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 ..
This lovely old cultivar is fairly slow growing, stiffly upright and compact. It took us a long time to obtain it, we can safely say its reputation for being slow and difficult to root from cuttings is fully justified. We too, will have very few available. Not particularly easy to grow either. ..
We can do no better than to provide Dave Clark’s own description of this gorgeous flower - see Hybridiser Comments tab. Dave is one of our favourite hybridisers, many of his cultivars are classics that we think merit a place in every collection. This one is an excellent exhibition cultivar that is a..
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:..
A top quality fuchsia in beautiful pastel colours, suitable for both exhibition and containers. A good grower, naturally short-jointed, and gives a lasting display. Free-flowering. (Mal Wilkinson offered Frank and Linda Lambert the opportunity to name a fuchsia in memory of their daughter Debbie..
A truly sumptuous giant double from the Monniers, but without any coarseness; it is a refined and beautiful flower. If we had to guess, we'd say it was so named because of the way it looks from below. You see a distinctly square outline, with a mass of white petals, rather like a 3D lacy tableclo..
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..
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..
A very popular hardy, with striking flowers of white and bluish purple. The bright orange anthers are also attractive. Quite strong growing, benefits from some early pinching to improve the shape.Tube: Medium length, creamy white with faint pink stripes, noticeable bulge at the ovary end.Sepals: Whi..
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..
Needs a bit of support to be grown as a bush but makes a superb hanging container. Released to celebrate the Diamond Anniversary of The British Fuchsia Society Tube: WhiteSepals: White with pink blush and pink stripe. Held horizontally and with arching upward recurveCorolla: Creamy white with fa..
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..
A vigorous, self branching, bushy plant from a great hybridiser, producing perfectly shaped flowers, lovely. Hardy to 0°C.Tube: Reddish purple, slightly wider at ovary end.Sepals: Reddish purple on both surfaces, held horizontally and recurved.Corolla: Purple-violet, maturing to magenta, 1/4 flared...
Strong upward grower requiring early pinching to attain good shape. Very beautiful and free flowering.Tube: Pale rose, short.Sepals: Rose, held half up, with recurved apple green tips.Corolla: Violet maturing purple, half flared.Foliage: Mid green.Parentage: Jackie Bull x Annabel.AFS 2472..
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..
Another magnificent old cultivar that's vigorous, free flowering, and easy to grow.Tube: Medium thick, creamy white.Sepals: Creamy white, firm and held slightly down from horizontal.Corolla: A rich glowing dark pink red (52A), each petal having gently ruffled pleats.Foliage: Lush, lightish green lea..
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..
This cultivar gives superb displays with its compact trailing growth and numerous blooms, particularly pretty.Tube: Pale pink 69A striped light rose 68D.Sepals: Pale pink 49D above, pink 54D below, 1/2 up, reflexed tip.Corolla: Pale purple 75D, matures violet 75A edged dark red 46A, wavy petal ed..
Incredibly beautiful, free flowering, self branching, naturally bushy. Prefers full sun, makes good basket or standard. Tube and sepals almost white in shade.Tube: Pale lavender pink 69C, faint stripes.Sepals: Pale lavender 69B, 1/2 up, darker tips recurved.Corolla: Reddish purple 64B, matures dar..
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..
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..
Very beautiful fuchsia, makes lovely weeping standards and is a real blaze of colour wherever you put it.Tube: Palest rose, slim.Sepals: Light rose pink, held horizontally and recurved when mature.Corolla: Opens dark lavender blue and pales to lavender as it matures, 1/4 flared when mature.Foliag..