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Fuchsia

Fuchsia Flower

Fuchsia Plants and varieties for sale from mail order Nurseries provide a wide range of excellent hardy flowering plants for the home garden.

Sometimes seen as exotic, hardy fuchsias have been a stalwart in many gardens for centuries. They are tough plants, the flowers look delicate, however they are in fact a very easy and forgiving plant to grow.

Flower forms differ greatly , some are tubular and simple, others are extravagant and colourful.

These are plants for the garden as well as hanging baskets, so grow them on the patio, in containers or in the garden. You will find a Fuchsia for every occasion.

Fuchsia flowers (see picture right) came in a range of colors and have a long flowering period and with a little protection from hot afternoon sun and frosts Fuchsias will provide flowers in abundance.

Fuchsia magellanica - 'Aurea' or Golden Fuchsia.
A lovely fuchsia with golden yellow foliage and small red flowers, a great contrast plant for the garden

Varieties

Fuchsias could simply be divided into two catagories.

  • Upright Fuchsias
    Used widely in the garden as well a for growing in containers
  • Trailing Fuchsias
    The best types for hanging baskets.

Or you could divide them into flower types, flower colors, species or winter hardiness.

 

Propagation

Generally very easy to propagate from cuttings, best taken from spring to fall, although not during very hot periods in summer.

Where to buy

Fuchsia Plants are available for sale from the following nurseries.

SEQUIM RARE PLANTS
500 N. Sequim Ave. Sequim, WA 98382
Small mail order nursery with a very interesting range of perennials and other plants. Includes: Fuchsia and many others
www.sequimrareplants.com