Not all of the fuchsias listed in this section will be hardy in every garden as conditions can vary so much. All of them have survived in our garden for at least five years and are worth a try. Plants bought from us have been grown in a greenhouse and should not be planted out until all danger of frost is past. We recommend that fuchsias to be planted in the garden should be bought as early as possible and grown on into 10F or 12F pots before planting out. Plant the rootball 3-4" below the surface. If the lower growth is soft plant in a saucer shaped depression 3-4" deep and fill in the soil as the wood hardens. When spacing young plants remember that after a year or two they will as a rule get as wide as they grow tall. Never remove any of the dead branches during the winter as these protect the plant from frost. For the first winter heap some soil around the crown of the plant to a depth of  3”-4”.


ABBE FARGES (Lemoine 1901) Semi-double.Tube and sepals light cerise.Corolla lilac.2ft.

ACHIEVEMENT (Melville 1886) Single.Red and purple.

ADMIRATION (Wood 1940) Red and Indian Lake single.

ALICE HOFFMAN (Klese 1911) Semi-double. Tube and sepals rose. Corolla white veined rose. Bronzy green foliage. About 1ft.

ALISON SWEETMAN (Roe 1984)  Single. Crimson tube and sepals. Corolla beetroot.2ft.

A.M.LARWICK (L.A.Smith 1940) Single.Tube and sepals rich carmine.Corolla purple-mauve.

ARMY NURSE (Hodges 1947) Semi-double.Tube and sepals deep carmine.Corolla bluish-violet flushed pink.

AVALANCHE (Henderson 1869) Double.Red and white.

BABY BLUE EYES (Plummer 1952) Red and dark lavender.Profuse single.

BEACON (Bull 1871) Single.Tube and sepals deep pink.Corolla  mauvish-pink 2ft.

BEACON ROSA (Burgi-Ott 1972) Medium single pink self.18”

BERANGER (Lemoine 1897) Red and purple double.

BERNISSER HARDY (Weeda 1987) Small red and purple flowers but many of them.

BLUE BEAUTY (Banks 1864) Red and bluish violet double.

BLUE BUSH (Gadsby 1973) Single.Tube and long sepals red.Corolla blue-purple.4ft.

BLUE GOWN (Milne ) Large red and purple double flowers.2ft.

BOUQUET (Lemoine 1893) Small double.Red and purple flowers.1ft.

BRILLIANT (Bull 1865) Red and purple single.

BRIONY CAUNT (Caunt 1987) Single.Tube and sepals waxy-red.Petals purple with a broad pink stripe.Bushy.2ft.

BRODSWORTH (Nuttall 1977) Single. Red and deep purple.

BRUTUS (Bull 1901) Rich cerise and purple single.Profuse and early.2ft.

CARMEN (Lemoine 1893) Red and purple semi-double.

CHARLES EDWARD (Rolt 1992)Double.Tube pale orange.Sepals rose.Corolla purple with white base,veined red.3ft.

CHARMING (Lye 1877) Red and purple single.

CHILLERTON BEAUTY (Russell c1920's) Single.Tube and sepals pale rose-pink tipped green..Corolla mauvish-violet veined pink.Free flowering.3ft.

CHRIS NICHOLLS (Nicholls 2000) Single to semi-double.Cerise tube and sepals.Corolla lilac-purple, veined red.18”

C.J.HOWLETT (Howlett 1911) Semi-double.Tube and sepals light scarlet.Corolla cerise mauve.

CLIFF'S HARDY (Gadsby 1966) Erect single.Tube and sepals light crimson.Corolla campanula-violet paler at base.18".

CLIFTON CHARM (Handley 1981) Single. Red and deep lilac.

CONSPICUA (Smith 1863) Red and white single.

CONSTANCE (Budgen 1935) Double.Tube and sepals pale pink.Corolla mauve tinted pink.2ft.

CORALLINA (Pince 1844) Single.Tube and sepals deep red.Corolla rich purple.Dark bronzy foliage.Spreading growth.About 1ft.

DARK EYES (Ericson 1958) Double.Tube and sepals red.Corolla violet.2ft.

DAVID (Wood 1937)Small free single dark red and purple flowers.2ft..

DIANA WRIGHT (Wright 1984) Small pale pink single flowers.2ft.

DISPLAY (Smith 1881) Saucer shaped single.Almost a pink self.1ft.

DOLLAR PRINCESS (Lemoine 1912) Free flowering red and purple medium double.18".

DRAME (Lemoine 1880) Semi-double.Tube and upswept sepals scarlet.Corolla violet-purple.2ft.

EDITH (Brown 1980) Sport from Margaret with red and lilac flowers.4ft.

EL CID (Colville 1966) Single.Tube and sepals deep red.Corolla burgundy.3ft.

ELEANOR RAWLINS (Wood 1954) Single.Almost a carmine self.18".

Spreading growth.

ELFRIDA (Meillez 1871) Red and purple double.2ft.

ELYSEE (Lemoine 1887) Similar to CORALLINA.

EMPRESS OF PRUSSIA (Hoppe 1868) Outstandingly free flowering single.Tube and sepals scarlet.Corolla magenta.3ft.

EVA BOERG See Basket section.Spreading growth about 2ft.

EXMOOR GOLD (Gilbert 1996) Sport of Riccartonii  with green and gold leaves.Not as vigorous as its parent.

FELTHAM’S PRIDE (Feltham 1988) Red and purple single.

FLASH (Hazard and Hazard 1930) Single.Tube and sepals red.Corolla darker.3ft.

FLAT JACK O' LANCASHIRE (Jones 1991) Large double.Short tube and upswept sepals red.Quatrefoil corolla light purple with red veins.2ft.Spreads.

FLORENCE TURNER (Turner 1955) Single.Tube and sepals white.Corolla pink-purple.About 18".

FOUR FARTHINGS (Rolt 2002) Double. Short tube and upswept sepals red. Petals are lilac streaked with pink.About 1ft.

FRAU HILDE RADEMACHER (Rademacher 1925) Double.Tube and sepals rich red.Corolla lilac-blue splashed cerise.Lax.1ft.

GARDEN NEWS (Handley 1978) Double.Short thick tube and sepals pale pink.Corolla magenta-rose,rose-pink at base.Colour best in full sun.Free flowering.2ft.

GENERAL MONK (French) Small double.Flowers red and purple with pink splashes.1ft.

GEORGE BARR (Hazard/Hazard 1930) Single.Tube and sepals white.Corolla purple.2ft.

GLOBOSA (unknown c1840) Red and purple rounded flowers.3ft.

GLOW (Wood 1946) Small single.Tube and sepals cerise.Corolla wine-purple.1ft.

GORDON THORLEY (Roe 1985) Deep pink and white single.18".

GRAF WITTE (Lemoine 1899) Small red and purple single.3ft.

GRAYRIGG (Thornley 1978) Single.White tube White sepals are green tipped.Medium corolla soft pink.3ft.

HAWKSHEAD (Travis 1962) Small white single.Sepals tipped green.3ft.

HEIDI ANN (Smith 1969) Medium double.Tube and sepals crimson.Corolla bright lilac veined cerise.18".

HERON (Lemoine 1891) Single.Tube and sepals red.Corolla violet.2ft.

HOWLETT'S HARDY (Howlett 1952) Large single.Tube and sepals scarlet.Corolla violet-purple veined scarlet.3ft.

JAMES TRAVIS (Thorne 1960) Red and blue double.

JEANE (Reiter 1951) Single.Tube and sepals cerise.Corolla violet.Gold leaves.Very long thin flower.Also known as Genii.3ft.

JENNIFER LISTER (Johns 1998) Semi-double.White tube and sepals,flushed red.Corolla raspberry.2ft.

JIM MUNCASTER ( Bielby/Oxtoby 1992) Single. Tube and sepals purplish red. Corolla very dark purple maturing to beetroot.Floriferous. 2ft.

 JOAN COOPER (Wood 1954) Single.Tube and sepals rose-opal.Corolla cherry.1ft.

JOHN E.CAUNT (Caunt 1994) Single Tube and sepals red.Half flared corolla rosy magenta.18".

KATRINA THOMPSEN ( Wilkinson 1993) Pale pink and white single. Compact plant for the show bench or garden.9”.

KENNY DALGLISH (Jones 1988) Double. Tube and sepals red. Square corolla purple, paler and red veined at base.2ft.Needs some protection.

KOLDING PERLE (Danish)Single.Tube and sepals white.Corolla scarlet. 3ft.

LADY BOOTHBY (Raffill 1939) Single. Tube and sepals red. Corolla dark purple.3ft.

LADY THUMB (Roe 1966) Semi-double. A red and white flowered dwarf bush.15”.

LECHLADE MAGICIAN (Wright 1986) Tube and sepals purplish-carmine.Corolla dark purple fading to brownish red.4ft.

LECHLADE VIOLET (Wright 1984) Very difficult to flower.3ft.

LENA (Bunney 1862) Semi-double.Pale pink and purple.18”.

MADAME CORNELISSEN (Cornelissen 1860) Semi-double.Tube and sepals scarlet.Corolla white veined cerise.Dark green foliage.4ft.

MAES-Y-GROES (Jones 1992) Similar to Mrs.Popple but with upswept sepals.3ft.

MARGARET (Wood 1937) Semi-double.Tube and sepals scarlet.Corolla violet.4ft.

MARGARET BROWN (Wood 1949) Single.Tube and sepals pink.Corolla rose-bengal.3ft.

MARGARET HAZELWOOD (Storey 1997) Erect single. Pink tube and sepals. Corolla pale lilac-purple. Floriferous. 1ft.

MARGARET ROE (Gadsby 1968) Erect single.Tube and sepals red.Corolla pale violet.Bushy.Ex.18".

MARGERY BLAKE (Wood 1950) Red and purple single.2ft.

MARY THORNE (Thorne 1954) Single. Red and violet. 18”.

MONSIEUR THIBAULT (Lemoine 1898) Red and magenta single. 3ft.

MR.A.HUGGETT (1890?) Single.Tube and sepals cerise.Corolla mauvish pink.1ft.

MRS.POPPLE (Elliot 1899) Single.Tube and sepals scarlet.Corolla dark purple.3ft.

MRS.W.P.WOOD (Wood 1949) Similar flowers to but very many more than F.magellanica alba.3ft.

NICOLA JANE (Dawson 1959) Medium free flowering double.Tube and upturned sepals cerise-pink.Corolla blush-pink veined cerise.18".

ONWARD (Caunt 2000) Single.Waxy white tube and sepals.Petals rose.Flowers well.2ft.

PAM PLACK (Plack 1998) Sport from Margaret Brown  with white and pink flowers. Very attractive.3ft.

PAPOOSE (Reedstrom 1960) Small red and purple semi-double.Always flowering.1ft.

PAUL STOREY ( Storey 2000) Semi-erect single. Tube and sepals bright red. Corolla purple with white base. About 1ft.

PEE WEE ROSE (Niederholzer 1939) Single.Tube and sepals rosy red.Corolla rose.3ft.

PEGGY KING (Wood 1954) Red and purple single.3ft.

PHYLLIS (Brown 1938) A rosy-cerise semi-double.Chubby flowers.3ft.

PHYRNE (Lemoine 1905) Red and white double.

PINK GOON (Hobson 1982) Large red and pink double flowers.2ft.

PIXIE (Russell 1960) Single.Tube and sepals cerise.Corolla rosy-mauve veined carmine.Yellowish green foliage.3ft.

PRESIDENT (Standish 1843) Red and purple single.

PRESIDENT ELLIOT (Thorne 1962) Single. Carmine and red-purple.Also known as Rev.Elliot.3ft.

PRESIDENT LEO BOULLEMIER (Burns 1983) Single.Short tube white streaked magenta.Flared sepals white.Bell shaped corolla magenta-blue.18".

PRODIGY (Lemoine 1887) Semi-double. Red and blue-purple flowers. 3ft.

PROSPERITY (Gadsby 1970) Double.Tube and sepals crimson.Corolla neyron-rose.3ft.

PUMILA (Young 1821) Tiny profuse single.Crimson and purple flowers.18".

QUEEN MARY (Howlett 1911) Single.Pink tube and sepals.Corolla rose.2ft.

RAVENSLAW (Donald 1986) Rich red single flowers.2ft.

READING SHOW (Wilson 1967) Medium red and purple double.

REMEMBER ERIC (Johns 2002) Single. Short tube white. Sepals pale pink tipped green. Square corolla is pink with deeper edge. Flowers well all summer. About 2ft.

REMEMBRANCE sport from Edith with pink petals.4ft.

RICCARTONII (Young 1830) Single.Short tube and almost horizontal sepals waxy red.Corolla purple.Seen as hedges in the West Country.Can get more than 4ft.

ROLT'S RUBY (Rolt 1994) Double. Dark red-purple self.1ft.

ROSE OF CASTILE (Banks 1859) White and purple single.2ft.

ROSE OF CASTILE IMPROVED (Rowson 1886) Large single.Tube and sepals pink.Corolla violet-purple.Spreading.2ft.

RUFUS (Nelson 1952) Large single.Turkey red self.Vigorous.3ft.

SANGUINEA (Smith 1840) Similar to Corallina.

SANTA CRUZ (Tiret 1947) Semi-double.Tube and sepals deep crimson.Corolla dark crimson.Spreading growth.2ft.

SCARCITY (Lye 1869) Cerise and purple single.

SCHILLER (Banks 1860) Large single. White tube and sepals. Corolla purple. 3ft.

SCHNEEWITTCHER (Hoech 1894) Single.Tube and sepals waxy red.Corolla rich violet-blue.Opens flat.2ft.

SEALAND PRINCE (Walker-Bees 1967) Single.Tube and upturned sepals light red.Corolla violet fading to reddish-purple.Similar to Blue Bush.3ft.

SHARON CAUNT (Caunt 1987) Double. Tube and sepals rose-madder. Corolla white.18".

SHARPITOR (National Trust 1974) Small free single.Tube and sepals almost white.Corolla pink.Cream and pale green foliage.3ft.

SILVERDALE (Travis 1962) Single.Tube white.Sepals eau-de-nil tipped green.Corolla pastel lavender.Spreading.2ft.

SNOWCAP (Henderson 1880) Semi-double.Tube and sepals red.Corolla white veined cerise.about 18".Ex.MSt.

SON OF THUMB (Gubler 1978) Single.Tube and sepals cerise.Corolla lilac.18".

SUNNY SMILES (Gadsby 1968) Large single.Tube pale pink.Sepals carmine.Corolla crimson.Spreading plant.

SUSAN TRAVIS (Travis 1958) Pink and rose-pink single.Very spreading growth.1ft.

TENNESSEE WALTZ (Walker/Jones 1951) Double.Upturned sepals rose-madder.Corolla lilac-lavender splashed rose.2ft.

THOMPSONII (Thompson 1840) Scarlet and purple small single flowers.3ft.

TOM THUMB (Baudinat 1850) Single.Tube and sepals carmine.Corolla mauve.Free flowering and bushy.1ft.

TRICOLORII (Potney) Small red and purple flowers.Foliage cream and green with a pink flush.1ft.

TRUDY (Gadsby 1969) Single.Tube and sepals pale pink.Corolla cyclamen-pink.2ft.

TWIST OF FATE (Rolt 1996) Semi double to double.Short tube and fully curled and slightly twisted sepals deep pink.Petals purple shading to pink at base.2ft. 

TWO TIERS (Porter 1985) Double.Tube and sepals pale pink.Corolla pale beetroot.Vigorous spreading growth.About 18".

VESUVIO (Strumper 19910 Small single. Tube and sepals light red. Corolla deeper. Compact and bushy. 9”.

WHITEKNIGHTS AMETHYST (Wright 1980) Similar to Lechlade Magician.4ft.

WHITEKNIGHTS GREEN GLISTER (Wright 1980) Small single.Red and rosy purple flowers.4ft.

WHITEKNIGHTS PEARL (Wright 1980) Single.Tube and sepals pale pink.Corolla pink.Very vigorous and floriferous.4ft.

WHITE PIXIE (Merrist Wood 1968) Sport from Pixie with white petals.3ft.




More hardy fuchsias can be found in the Species section of this catalogue.