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...
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 ..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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...
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..
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..
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..
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 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..
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...
Unusual species fuchsia with multi coloured flowers borne on the stems.Tube: Dark pink to aubergine.Sepals: Aubergine to yellow green, held horizontal and reflexed.Corolla: Vestigial, aubergine, 3/4 flared.Section: Skinnera...
A hardy creeping and trailing species from New Zealand. Flowers face upwards and have bright blue pollen. Proportionately large pinkish orange berries.Shady conditions encourage leafy growth, but few flowers. Sunnier conditions have the opposite effect.We find that this (and Wirral, its variegated..
A beautifully variegated form of F. procumbens. Originally known as Argenteus, but modern international taxonomy standards don't allow Latin names for cultivars.A hardy creeping and trailing plant whose tiny, unusual flowers face upwards and have bright blue pollen. Proportionately large pinkish o..
Miniature flowers on a vigorous upright and tall bush. Large black berries.Tube: White, cone shaped.Sepals: Held fully up when mature, white pink crimson green.Corolla: White with pale lilac pink blushes, fully flared when mature.Foliage: Not like a typical encliandra at all, much larger, more widel..
One of the few species fuchsias from New Zealand, a natural hybrid. Interesting plant with green flowers and blue pollen. Very lax, spreading habit.Tube: Green, short, widely flared.Sepals: Green, short, broad, horizontal.Corolla: None.Foliage: Mid green with a distinct bronze purple cast.Sectio..
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..
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..
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 little charmer, 'Gill Chumbley' often has two flowers per axil, and neat, short-jointed growth. Lovely and distinctive, has character. The number of petals varies, at least between four (single) and eight (minimum for a double).This was one of the late Alan Swaby's seedlings saved after his death..
Striking colouring and bushy, upright growth (with some lax stems) make this a useful container, bedding or border fuchsia. Highly distinctive and very attractive.It is normal for one or more of the stamens to show outside the petals.Tube: Light orangeSepals: Light orange with apple green tips, he..
Profuse medium sized single flowers which keep opening until corolla petals are wide open. Gorgeous.Tube: Medium, pink.Sepals: Medium, pink through white to green tips. held fully up, tips recurved.Corolla: Slightly on the red side of purple.Foliage: Mid green.Parentage: Roesse Lupus x Maxima'..
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..
Dainty and distinctive. A colourful beauty that bears plenty of shapely blooms. Easy to grow and very rewarding.Tube: White 155D, shortSepals: White 155D, green recurved tip, rose blushes at base. Broad, 1/2 up.Corolla: Opens violet 90C, matures dark purple 78A, fully flared, wavy petal edge.Foliage..
Small unusually shaped and coloured flowers, a fuchsia with a bushy semi-creeping habitTube: Smoky red & greenSepals: Smoky red fading to green at tipsCorolla: Dark smoky violetFoliage: Mid green. Smallish leavesParentage: (F. perscandens x F. procumbens) x (Lechlade Chinaman x F. splendens)..
Large bush with lush foliage, clusters of medium sized single flowers in terminal racemes.Tube: Long, orange to light red.Sepals: Orange fading to green tips, fairly short, tapered, 1/2 to fully down.Corolla: Orange.Foliage: Medium to large leaves, mid/darkish green. Soft and furry feel.Parentage:..
Naturally compact bush, short jointed, unusual flowers which vary in shape and size somewhat.Tube: Smoky pink.Sepals: White with pink edges and green tips, held horizontally.Corolla: Pale rose-pink, up to 1/2 flared when mature.Foliage: Mid green.Parentage: White Spider x Chillerton Beauty.NKvF 265..
Very pretty fuchsia, distinctive habit with long arching stems closely hung with many small intensely coloured blooms. Makes a first-rate small standard. Profuse single flowers.The name comes from the first three letters of Kath van Hanegem's name, along with the name of her son, Jan.Tube: Rich re..
A very elegant fuchsia, Lady Bacon has an airy growth habit, and small leaves.Named after the keen lady gardener who we are told discovered it in Chile. Wonderful display from many single flowers. These are slightly bigger, and have more substance, than those of F. magellanica, of which it is proba..
Great fuchsia, often described as a climber. It is very tall, vigorously upright, and has flexible stems with long internodal gaps so it can be trained up a wall, trellis etc. Interesting and useful growth habit, but doesn't actually climb anything.Free flowering, can look spectacular when wall trai..
Unusual flowers which keep opening until they look like they've exploded. A very striking plant when in full flower.Tube: Deep rose pink 62A.Sepals: Red 53D above, rose 5B below, yellow green recurved tip, horizontal to slightly up, 1 or 2 twisted to the right.Corolla: Magenta red purple N74A, 1/..
This is an easy and reliable grower, quite happy in shady areas, just potters along and does its own thing, quietly getting bigger and bigger. Pale & lovely, can make a very large, (if not very tidy) plant before you know it. Beautiful delicate blooms.Tube: Rose pink, proportionately long, slim..
Uncommon, subtle colours and unusually shaped flowers. More sensitive to over watering and over potting than most.Sometimes wrongly known as Lechlade Marchioness. It got its name as (with some imagination) the flowers could look like a little Martian girl. Tube: Pale orange, long, ribbed, flattene..
Flowers well, good for small to medium standards and gives a lovely display. A charming and pretty cultivar, named after Herman de Graaff's wife.Tube: Bright mid rose red 51A.Sepals: Bright mid rose red 51A, broad, concave, 1/2 to fully up.Corolla: Pink 75B, pink red 54A base, red veins, fully f..
Well named, with sepals up to 100mm (4") long and a long slender corolla, really eye-catching. Happy in sun, heat tolerant if roots shaded.Tube: Scarlet, long, slender.Sepals: Very long, scarlet, slightly down but strongly recurved and often twisted.Corolla: Heliotrope, paler base, rose veins, dark ..
A beautiful and unusual combination of a tubular double bloom, on stiff, lax growth ideal for adding something special to a summer container planting, or growing as a specimen plant.
Tube: Pink 62C, very long, slender.
Sepals: Pink 62C, paler pink 62B below, fully up, reflexed tip.
Unusual and very pretty fuchsia with elegant smoky red flowers in terminal clusters. Display well against the dark shiny leaves.Tube: Red 49B, thin.Sepals: Red 51D above, red 50A below, purple tip, fully up, recurved back to ovary.Corolla: Red 43C, 1/2 to 3/4 flared, quite long, slim petals.Parentag..
Unusual flowers produced freely, the flower petals are on stalks, very appealing. Reportedly good resistance to fuchsia gall mite. Can get very tall in frost free climates – up to 180cm (6').Tube: Deep red, short, glossy.Sepals: Deep red, glossy, broad, thick, concave, 1/2 up.Corolla: Red/viole..
A very attractive species hybrid fuchsia that bears copious amounts of richly coloured flowers on long arching stems. Susceptible to overwatering, particularly when cold.Tube: Dark red purple 61A, long.Sepals: Dark red purple 61A above, dark red purple 64A below, darker recurved tip, horizontal.Co..
Eye-catching and floriferous cultivar. Bears single and double blooms simultaneously.T: Creamy white with pink stripes, rose pink at join with sepals.Sepals: Rose pink through white to tiny pale green tips. Held fully up with slight recurve when mature.Corolla: Violet and blue, paler at base of p..
Unusual bell shaped flowers generously borne, very attractive fuchsia for containers that will always excite comment.T: Creamy white with very slight pale pink blush.Sepals: White with pink blush through pink to green tips, held horizontally or slightly down with small recurve towards tips.Corolla..
A little charmer, with small smoky flowers (similar in size to those of Whiteknights Ruby), and dark leaves.We can't find out anything about its history or origins. If you can help, we'd love to hear from you so we can share your knowledge with other fuchsia enthusiasts.Tube: Rose red blending to r..
A delightful fuchsia which is easy to grow and extremely colourful as well as having unusual and appealing flowers. Deserves more attention than it has had in the past.Tube: Pale rose pink with orangey undertone and darker candy stripes, thick and straight.Sepals: Rose pink with orange tinge, dark..
Vigorous upright grower, stunning. Huge bright flowers, often two per axil.Tube: Coral red, long, slender, waisted, flared.Sepals: Coral red base through orange red to green recurved tips, slightly above horizontal.Corolla: Reddish orange, 1/2 flared. Short spoon shaped petals, bell shape.Foliage: D..
Superb species hybrid that's also a genuine triphylla, although it doesn't look like one. The flowers are small, but so many are produced that the whole plant is a blaze of bold colour, giving a wonderful display. We really love this one.Tube: Dark red 46A/B, proportionately long.Sepals: Dark red..
Bold in every way, this sturdy old cultivar grows really vigorously, faster than any other we know. It makes a large, several feet high plant in its first year. Suitable for training as a greenhouse or conservatory climber, or, in frost free areas, growing up through other shrubs or wall training...
Attractive vintage cultivar with bold flowers showing well against dark foliage.Tube: Red-pink.Sepals: Red-pink, held ½ down, slightly reflexed.Corolla: Persian rose, up to ½ flared, crinkled/ruffled petals.Parentage: (Gartenmeister Bonstedt x Mrs Victor Reiter) x (Gartenmeister Bonstedt x Mrs Victo..