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..
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..
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..
An absolutely superb cultivar. Popular and successful show fuchsia which also provides a great display both in borders and containers. Fairly upright, forms good shape with weight of flowers arching the stems.Tube: Creamy white with pink blush, peg top shape.Sepals: Creamy pink on top, speckled ro..
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..
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 ..
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..
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..
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: ..
Charming encliandra hybrid fuchsia, as pretty as you could wish for and easy to grow and train.Tube: Magenta redSepals: Magenta with green tipsCorolla: Deep magenta redFoliage: Dark green glossy tiny leavesParentage: F. encliandra x F. hemsleyanaAFS 1136..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
A very pretty and easy to grow encliandra type fuchsia. Has a slightly larger flower than the average encliandra. Ideal for training as bonsai. Arching, open, slightly lax growth. Ideal for training as bonsai.Tube: Pale pink, slim.Sepals: Pink, darker towards tips and darkening overall with matur..
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..
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..
One of the very best hardy fuchsias for sheer flower power, very vigorous and free-flowering, a typical Lye cultivar in this respect.Tube: Deep carmine pinkSepals: Dark carmine pink, held ¼ down and well recurvedCorolla: Dark indigo-purple with raspberry base. ½ flaredParentage: Arabella Improved x ..
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..
This distinctive fuchsia has been grown and loved since before Queen Victoria ascended to the throne. Tiny, richly coloured flowers, with resulting round, black berries that are surprisingly large and an attractive feature in their own right. Vigorous bushy growth, reckoned to resistant to gall mi..
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..
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 ..
Vigorous little hardy encliandra fuchsia, makes a very good bonsai. Attractive berries.Tube: Dark pinkSepals: Dark pink with green recurved tips, horizontal.Corolla: Light pink, fully flared, strongly recurved, petals noticeably longer than sepals.Foliage: Mid green...
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..
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..
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 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..
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...
Reckoned to be quite a rare species fuchsia. Has a rather wiry growth habit and may need some support. Uses other shrubs and climbers for support in the wild and can easily be trained into very tall shapes. Lovely long, arching stems with lots of elegant flowers. First found in Brazil.Tube: Red.Se..
Naturally bushy and vigorous encliandra species from the Sierra Madre region of Mexico bearing profuse red-pink flowers. Both foliage and flowers are larger than is found on a typical encliandra cultivar. In the pine, oak and alder forests at 2,600m above sea level where it grows in the wild, this..
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...
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..
Naturally densely bushy and free-flowering, with some hardiness. The flowers open very pale, and darken as they mature. Top quality encliandra hybrid, some hardiness, a little beauty, recommended.Tube: White, rose blush (56C).Sepals: Pale rose (56C).Corolla: Pale rose, fully flared, petals recurved..
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..
Distinctive and prolific blooms of delicious colouring, sturdy and self-branching. Disease resistant too.Peter Lorimer's son is seeking any cultivars hybridised by his father, particularly Claire Rochfort, which the family have lost and which has great sentimental value. If anyone has Claire Rochfor..
A very pretty, free flowering, self branching, compact growing cultivar ideal for containers or training into fans or half standards etc. Flowers face outwards.Tube: Pale pink 62C, short, rounded.Sepals: Pale pink 62C, green, slightly recurved tip, horizontal.Corolla: Violet 86B, maturing to ligh..
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,..
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..
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..
A vigorous beauty suitable for containers, borders or bedding. Also suitable for training into standards, fans etc. Flowers freely, prefers full sun and needs bright light.Tube: Red 53B, glossy.Sepals: Red, glossy, fairly thick, horizontal, recurved tip.Corolla: Dark red purple 59A, matures sligh..
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..