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..
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..
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..
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..
Numerous medium sized tubular flowers, very beautiful and much underrated. (Sometimes referred to as 'Anita de Keijzer.) Foliage is green, lush and fairly dense.Tube: Long, slim, orange pink. A bulge at the ovary end, widens towards corolla.Sepals: Deep rose red paling to orange, 1/2 down.Corolla: ..
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..
Could this be one of most beautiful fuchsias ever? Also easy to grow - providing you don't overwater it! Named after one of Mario's Irish Terriers. See picture on page 2 of the Dec 2014 issue of the Fuchsia Breeder's Initiative (see Links).The earliest and latest flowers of the season will be pale ..
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..
Mario recommends not growing this self branching cultivar as a standard, and suggests best results are obtained from early cuttings. He advises five to ten cuttings per basket or container.Named after John Dowland's “The Firste Booke Of Songes”, number 19.Awake, sweet love! Thou art return'd,My hea..
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..
The name says it all really. One of the longest flowers you can expect to see on a fuchsia. Growth is slender and requires as much pinching out as you can manage, also if you can provide some support for the longer stems it can help. Not an easy fuchsia to shape, but gives a superb display in whatev..
Very beautiful triphylla hybrid with dramatic red orange flowers and good foliage. Don't pinch – see hybridiser tab for details.Tube: Red orange 40A, long, thin.Sepals: Red orange 40A, slender, 1/2 down, reflexed.Corolla: Red orange 40A, unflared, long spoon shaped petals, on stalks.Foliage: Dark g..
Another of Mario de Cooker's wonderful hybrids, this self-branching fuchsia carries its delightful rose pink tubular flowers in generous terminal clusters.Tube: Light coral 38A, faint darker stripes, long and slender.Sepals: White below, coral at base above, pale green recurved tip. Horizontal to 1/..
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..
A beautiful long tubed fuchsia with an attractive naturally trailing habit. Unusual and would be intriguing on the show bench.Tube: Rose.Sepals: Rose with green tips.Corolla: Dark rose with purple edges to the petals.Foliage: Mid green.Parentage: WALZ Harp x unknown.AFS 3582, NKvF 3140..
A gorgeous pinkish orange flowered fuchsia, the more sun, the more orange the overall colour cast is reputed to be.Stiff, mounded growth habit, very dense and bushy. Useful and highly distinctive.Apparently raised in California (grown in San José for 15 years before registration and introduction), o..
Gorgeous, unusually coloured flowers appear later in the season than most. They look superb against the dark green foliage, and keep going for a long time. Makes a lovely pot or small container fuchsia.Likes to spread by underground stolons. More of a herbaceous sub-shrub than a small woody shrub l..
A truly gorgeous double flowered beauty with an elegant, slender, waisted tubeFlower: Double, mediumTube: White with faint pale pink candy stripesSepals: White with modest pale rose pink blush on top, slightly darker undersides. Held &fraq12; up and recurvedCorolla: Pale lavender with slight pin..
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..
Self branching, very free flowering tricolour. Naturally trailing, useful for all types of hanging displays. Flowers over a long period. This is a poor photo.Tube: Pink 48C, long & slender.Sepals: Cream 159D above, pale pink 56C below, green tips, horizontal, so strongly recurved they look ful..
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..
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..
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..
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..
Strongly upright growing triphylla fuchsia bearing masses of flower. Very sensitive to overwatering, and has absolutely zero tolerance of frost.Tube: Rose orangeSepals: Rose orangeCorolla: Rose orangeFoliage: Olive green, roundish leaves.Parentage: Koralle x F. boliviana.NKvF 1204..
A beautiful, and unusual fuchsia capable of producing a spectacular basket display. Prolific tubular flowers carried in long clusters are nicely set off by dark green foliage with a purple flush. Stems and branches are reddish purple too. Self branching.Tube: Light magenta 57D, dark base, long, thi..
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..
Large bunches of gorgeous, very long, white pink and crimson flowers. Another very handsome fuchsia. Vigorous, ultimately needing a very big pot. The berries of both this and F. boliviana are excellent and widely sold in markets throughout S. America for eating fresh or cooked (made into pies, jams ..
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:..
Can be a difficult fuchsia to propagate. Prefers slightly cooler conditions than most. More than one form in propagation - we have three forms that are each slightly different.Tube: Pink red, long, slim, flared.Sepals: Red pink through white to green reflexed tip, 1/2 down.Corolla: Scarlet to re..
One of the easiest species fuchsias to grow even though it is sensitive to overwatering, and needs extra warmth in winter. Allow plenty of pot space for its tuberous roots.Tube: Pale red.Sepals: Short, pale red and yellowish green towards the tips.Corolla: Bright red.Foliage: Large pale green va..
A lovely species that clearly demonstrates the variety within the genus. Flowers best on older growths during months with shorter days. Vigorous, making strong growth in summer, and ultimately needing a very large pot. Produces large orange fruits.Has been observed growing epiphytically in the wild...
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..
Easy and unusual species hybrid bearing gorgeous small flowers in large, spectacular, paniculate clusters. These are produced early in the year on old wood, it makes most of its vegetative growth much later, usually in summer. Can make a very large plant, needs plenty of root room.Tube: Pink, slend..
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..
Fabulous basket variety, and a doddle to grow, inheriting good qualities from both parents. In spite of the name, this is a cheery and very lovely self branching fuchsia. It’s always one of the earliest to start flowering, bearing masses of large, elegant, and vividly coloured flowers throughout th..
A classic triphylla cultivar bearing bunches of reddish salmon-pink tubular flowers. Vigorous and easy to grow.Apparently not quite as sensitive to cold as most triphyllas, but still not frost hardy.Also known as 'Börnemann's Best'.Tube: Reddish salmon-pink, long, flared.Sepals: Reddish salmon-pin..
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/..
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..
A study in pale pink perfection. Prefers dappled shade. Tube: Light pink 62C.Sepals: Light pink 65C above and below, light apple green 145C tips, horizontal, recurved.Corolla: Pale pink 69A. 3/4 flared, smooth petals, bell shape.Foliage: Dark green on top mid green underParentage: Gerharda's Pan..
A striking species hybrid, producing clusters of huge and dramatic, long, dark orange,tubular flowers on a self branching, semi trailing plant. Likes the sun and has good heat tolerance if roots are shaded.Tube: Dark orange 41A, very long.Sepals: Dark orange 40B, yellow green 144A tips, 1/2 down.Co..
This superb, vigorous and easy fuchsia starts producing its clusters of giant tubular orange flowers from a young age. Fabulous leaves too. Wonderful, but unsuitable for windy positions.Tube: Light orange 33C, slim, almost 10cm (4”) long.Sepals: Orange 33B above, peach 33D below, fully down, reflexe..
Beautiful and unusual flowers. Mature plants flower later than young ones freshly raised from cuttings. Exceedingly pretty, self branching,.Tube: Long, fluted white through pink.Sepals: Short, pink, white, to green tip, 1/2 down, reflexed tip.Corolla: Neat, stunning red orange.Foliage: Mid green..
A medium sized plant with delightful outward facing tubular blooms of pink and magenta. Pinch well in spring, will produce 2 or 3 buds per axil.Tube: Magenta 63B, narrow at sepal end.Sepals: Magenta 58B above, dark rose 58C below, horizontal, well recurved.Corolla: Pale pink 69A, 1/4 flared.Folia..
A truly beautiful and very vigorous fuchsia, makes absolutely fabulous large basket displays.Tube: Creamy white, quite long.Sepals: White with slight pink blush and green tips, held 1/2 down and attractively recurved.Corolla: Rich rose pink with orange and white flushes at base of petals, little ..
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..
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..
Strong upright grower, needs frequent early pinching to produce a good shape. 'Zuurstock' means 'candy'.Tube: White with rose blush, long, slender.Sepals: White above, very pale rose 62C, horizontally and recurved.Corolla: Candy pink (light purple 74C), up to 1/4 flared, smooth, narrow petals.Fol..
An adaptable and beautiful fuchsia that can be trained into baskets or as a standard, pillar or fan. Lovely.Tube: Dark red 47A, long and slim.Sepals: Dark red 47A above, red 47B below, green tip. 1/2 down, recurved.Corolla: Red purple 61B, matures magenta 61C, unflared.Foliage: Dark green on top..
Excellent and unusually coloured hardy, long and slender flowers. Very free flowering.Tube: White blushed with pale rose pink, ltubular.Sepals: Very pale rose, held horizontally.Corolla: Crimson raspberry, 1/2 flared.Parentage: ?NKvF 1676..
A vigorous and easy triphylla type fuchsia carrying numerous large dense bunches of salmon-orange tubular flowers.Tube: Orange with a salmon pink cast.Sepals: Orange with a salmon pink cast.Corolla: Pink with orange overtones.Foliage: Dark green.Parentage: Thalia x F. fulgens var. gesneriana.NKv..
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..