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..
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..
A delightful hardy that is neat, reliable and bushy, Andromeda has smallish single flowers, held facing slightly out. A graceful and airy plant, very pretty. Free-flowering, in classic colours of rich pink and violet. A little charmer.Tube: Medium sized, rich pink.Sepals: Rich pink, held horizontall..
Smallish upright, naturally short jointed growth and dark foliage, needs only light pinching to shape well. Good for smaller containers. Numerous blooms have rich, eye-catching colours, a real beauty.Temporary photo.Tube: Bold pink.Sepals: Bold pink. Held horizontally with slightly reflexed tips.Cor..
Attractive and elegant, free flowering, exhibition quality, highly recommended. Take care not to overwater.Tube: White with a pink blush, short.Sepals: White with pink blushes and green tips. Quite long, held slightly above horizontal and recurved.Corolla: Pale blue maturing to lavender, diffusi..
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 ..
Elegant and lovely, excellent in containers or summer bedding, superb display on an easy to grow plant.Tube: Pale orange 39C with hint of lilac, long and slender.Sepals: Pale orange above, rose pink 49B below with tiny green recurved tips. Quite long, held just below horizontal.Corolla: Lilac ros..
Popular and successful exhibition cultivar, this subtle beauty is also stunning in pots and containers. Growth is short jointed and self branching. The flowers are held horizontally, away from the foliage.Tube: Cream with a hint of pink, quite short.Sepals: Cream with hint of pink at base and sli..
A very beautiful, strong growing, easy and reliable lax bush fuchsia. Ideal for the centrepiece of mixed containers.Tube: Creamy white with pink overtones, medium length.Sepals: Waxy pale pink with pale green tips, held horizontally with reflexed tips.Corolla: Fuchsia pink, lighter at base and da..
Naturally cascading, this vigorous fuchsia produces long, arching, heavily flowered stems. Excellent display of clean coloured medium sized flowers. Terrific basket cultivar.Can anyone tell us the parentage?Tube: Waxy white, quite long, slender.Sepals: Waxy white with green tips, held horizontally..
Neat and numerous single flowers. The rich, smoky flowers look lovely against the dark foliage and give a good display. An unusual hardy, not what you would expect at all for a plant that can cope with temperatures down to -14.4°C.Tube: Deep rose redSepals: Rose red, slightly darker undersideCoro..
Gorgeous, right up there with the very best of the blues. Produces lots of flowers and is largely self deadheading.Tube: White, faint stripe.Sepals: Long, bright white fading to apple green.Corolla: Strong lavender blue with white 'flames' at base.Foliage: Mid green.AFS 915, NKvF 1082..
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..
A little different from the strongly upright types with a waxy white tube normally associated with James Lye cultivars. Just as lovely as the others, gently ruffled carmine petals; a delightful vintage cultivar.Tube: Pale pinkSepals: Pale pink, held half down and strongly reflexed, curving toward..
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...
Classically beautiful and elegant, with large, long-lasting flowers in rich glowing colours. Fuchsias have to be good to last this long.Edward Banks and his team of gardeners raised up to 10,000 seedlings yearly. Even among his peers, he was noted for being absolutely ruthless in his selection of th..
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..
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..
Elegant fuchsia, freely produces quite large single flowers, starting early. Does not produce seed and isn't too keen on rain and wind, but a magnificent old cultivar and still most rewarding to grow. Needs pinching to shape.Tube: Medium long, salmon pink.Sepals: Salmon pink fading to pale green..
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..
Well named, with up to three flower buds per axil, this really does festoon itself with gorgeous creamy white and rose pink flowers. Easy to grow, vigorous, distinctive flower colouring.Tube: Creamy white, pink 36C blush & stripe, slender.Sepals: Pale pink 52D above, pink red 52B below, green recur..
Very vigorous bushy little encliandra type fuchsia bearing tiny but numerous flowers.Tube: ScarletSepals: Purple scarlet, 1/2 up, recurved tips, longer than petals.Corolla: Very pale pink on opening, darkening to proper fuchsia pink when mature, 1/2 flared.Foliage: Mid green.Parentage: Unknown...
Vintage fuchsia with elegant slender flowers, vigorous and easy to grow.Tube: Proportionately long, creamy white.Sepals: Held 1/2 down, creamy white with apple green tips.Corolla: Bold coral pink with violet overtones, paler at base of petals.Parentage: unknown.NKvF 1268..
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..
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 ..
Strong growing, self branching and very free flowering fuchsia. Superb garden or container plant, easy to train for standards and fans.Tube: Claret rose pink.Sepals: Crimson rose, held horizontally with some recurve.Corolla: Lavender pink with magenta petal edges, little or no flare.Foliage: Mid..
A self branching, short jointed and very pretty fuchsia which produces abundant unusually shaped flowers.Tube: Rose 63C, magenta 63B stripe, long and thin.Sepals: Rose above, magenta below, yellow green recurved tip, horizontal.Corolla: Magenta, paler blush, short spoon shaped, pleated petals, 1/..
This lovely old cultivar just wants to flower non-stop, blooms are clustered near the tops of the stems. The stigma ages to distinctly brown, quite unusual.Tube: Purple red N57A, slim, about 1cm (3/8") long.Sepals: Purple red N57A, horizontal, slightly recurved tip.Corolla: Dark pink 61C, 1/4 fl..
Large, but not coarse, double flowers, richly coloured, on a vigorous plant. The flower is substantial and lasts well.Tube: Pink red, darker stripe, fairly short, peg top.Sepals: Pink red above, darker below, horizontal, recurved tip, slight twist.Corolla: Rich purple pinks, dark rose basal vein..
A very fast growing fuchsia bearing masses of long single flowers produced towards the end of its branches. Flowers similar to those of a triphylla, but it isn't one. Surprisingly cold tolerant. Its lax bush/semi trailing habit make it very useful in containers or baskets. Flowers profusely for a v..
This little charmer is easy to grow and has good foliage to complement the delightful flowers.A bit of a mystery encliandra as we can't find anything out about it, can you help?Tube: Reddish purple, proportionately long.Sepals: Reddish purple, dark purple tips, held horizontal.Corolla: Lilac purple,..
Awaiting full description.There are two fuchsias called Harmony, but this was the first, a classically beautiful vintage trailing American cultivar.Free flowering, very attractive blooms. Normal summer flowers are pink. Like many fuchsias, flowers produced out of season, or under lower light condit..
A James Lye classic cultivar, very vigorous and easy to grow and propagate, a real beauty.Tube: Waxy white.Sepals: Waxy white with tiny green tips, held very slightly down from horizontal.Corolla: Pale pink at the base darkening into bold pink with lilac overtones.Parentage: unknown.NKvF 2593..
Strong growing, vigorous cultivar which makes good standards, fans etc.Tube: White with pink blush.Sepals: Pale pink on top, darker pink under, green tips, held 1/2 up and recurved.Corolla: Violet-pink, paler and 1/4 flared when mature.Foliage: Mid green.NKvF 4151..
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..
Absolutely lovely fuchsia, the flower petals look like they are made of velvet.Tube: Magenta, medium length and thickness.Sepals: Reddish purple with light yellowish green tips. Held horizontal with recurved tips, fully recurved when mature.Corolla: Reddish purple maturing to purple, 1/4 flared.Foli..
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-..
Very vigorous and free flowering, easy to grow, provides a superb display.Tube: Very short, pale rose pink.Sepals: Rose pink with purplish overtones, apple green tips, held slightly up from horizontal and slightly recurved.Corolla: Very pale lilac at base fading into violet and with deep violet blue..
A substantial flower in dramatic glowing shades that are hard to describe.Tube: Light red pink 38B with faint stripes. Quite thick, almost 2.5cm (1") long and noticeably square in cross section.Sepals: Light red pink 38B above, light red pink 38D below, blending to light yellow green tips. Each sep..
A charming little pink flower, growth more open and larger, darker leaves than a typical encliandra. Well displayed berries.Tube: Medium, deep pink.Sepals: Deep pink, held half down.Corolla: Slightly paler pink, ¾ flared.Foliage: Small, mid green leaves.Parentage: F. cylindracea x F. encliandra..
Exceptionally pretty picotee edged petals on generously produced flowers.Tube: White.Sepals: White with red-violet blushes towards tips, held horizontally with slight recurve at tip.Corolla: Purple red, 1/2 flared when mature.Foliage: Mid green...
Easy to grow, lush, flamboyant fuchsia. Can be used for hanging baskets or containers.This is not the AFS registered cultivar of the same name. Can anyone tell us who hybridized it, or its parentage?Tube: Rose-red, short.Sepals: Rose red, held fully up and recurved to stem.Corolla: Purple-mauve c..
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..
An exceedingly free flowering and attractive fuchsia. Ideal for containers or bedding. Rare, and beautiful in its simplicity. Sometimes offered as 'Leapines' and if anyone knows which is correct there's a free plant or two in it if they can prove it.Tube: Waxy creamy white.Sepals: Creamy white with ..
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..
Flowers lavishly producing a very bright and colourful exhibition.Tube: Pale orange pink, barrel shape.Sepals: Pale orange pink., horizontal with recurved green tips.Corolla: Orange purple and orange red, orange pink base, slightly over 1/4 flared.Foliage: Mid green.NKvF 4542..
This challenging fuchsia looks fantastic when a mature plant. Has profuse, tubular flowers that last and last, sometimes more than three weeks. Not easy, and slow to grow, but gives a wonderful reward to those who succeed.Named after the German physician Leonhart Fuchs (1501 - 1566), who was one of ..
Truly lovely, mouthwatering pastel colours with deep red anthers which contrast beautifully. Makes a good 1/4 or 1/2 standard.Does anyone know its parentage?Tube: White, pink flush, very short, peg top.Sepals: White flushed pink, pale green recurved tip, slightly below horizontal.Corolla: Pale p..
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..
A delectable, self branching, short jointed, cultivar ideal for exhibition. Flowers face outwards, and are produced over a long period.Tube: Pale pink with darker flush, short.Sepals: Pale pink and darker flush at base above, pale pink below, tiny green recurved tip, fully up.Corolla: Purple viol..
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...
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...