The following list of valid names for species in Genus Fuchsia are as accurate as we now it today. We try to keep up on any publications regarding Genus Fuchsia done by today’s taxonomist, Dr. Paul Berry of the University of Michigan. Hopefully we are up-to-date.
Check out the photos and further information about these unique plants on www.nwfuchsiasociety.com/fuchsia species . Contact us if you have questions, information or fuchsia species to share.
Western Fuchsia Species Society
Species info for our AFS website was provided by Salli Dahl Continue reading Genus Fuchsia
From Currents Vallejo Sanitation & Flood Control District
Most plants can tolerate low to moderate numbers of aphids without noticeable damage. On some plants, however, large numbers of aphids can distort foliage and flowers and stunt plant growth. Some species of aphids can also transmit plant diseases when they puncture plant tissues to feed. Continue reading CONTROLLING APHIDS IN YOUR GARDEN
Carole Lynn Miller
Santa Clara Valley Branch
The term “variegated fuchsias” refers to that group of plants which produce variegated foliage—foliage which shows coloration in addition to the single shade of green commonly produced by fuchsias. Continue reading VARIEGATED FUCHSIAS
updated: February 2012
The fuchsia growing cycle starts early spring, when the weather begins to warm after the last frost or hard freeze. The cycle ends in October or November when fuchsias go dormant. Continue reading AMERICAN FUCHSIA SOCIETY BASIC FUCHSIA CULTURE
A Selection of emails on FML via Derek Luther
This was the headline that caught my attention in the Garden News this week (Some time ago!) Continue reading Are Fuchsias Poisonous?
By Donald Helsel (Crescent City Branch)
As I sit in my computer room here in Crescent City, I look through the window and see the rain falling steadily. My internet has gone down with the storm so I have time to look out on one of two raised fuchsia beds, one an old-timer about five years old and one newly built last winter. The plants are looking lifeless with crisp, frost burned leaves falling off in the rain. Continue reading RAISED BEDS FOR FUCHSIA’S
By Victor Reiter, Jr.
Excerpt from the Journal of the California Horticultural Society (From the December 1944 and January 1945 Issue.)
Editor’s Note: Have you ever asked yourself any of the following questions: Where did the first double fuchsia come from? Where did the first white fuchsia come from? Where did the first marbled fuchsias come from? The answer lies somewhere in the history of fuchsia breeding called mutations. Continue reading NOTES ON THE HISTORY OF FUCHSIA BREEDING
“FUCHSIA SPORTS—AND THEIR WORTH”
By Mark MacDougall
“God rested when His work was done,
And in His quiet hours
He gave the world its loveliness,
‘Twas then he made the flowers.”
Throughout history, man has been able to improve himself and the world he lives in by exploiting acts of nature. Continue reading Fuchsia Sports
The novice fuchsia grower frequently asks, “What is the difference between a fuchsia basket and a fuchsia hanger?” Continue reading FOR THE NOVICE
FOR BEGINNERS ONLY
Start Easy & Grow with Pleasure
By Chuck Hassett
If you have never grown fuchsias let me say that once you have seen them in all their glory, in a well kept garden or a beautifully staged fuchsia show, you will be charged with enthusiasm. Continue reading FOR BEGINNERS ONLY