Genus Fuchsia

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

RAISED BEDS FOR FUCHSIA’S

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

NOTES ON THE HISTORY OF FUCHSIA BREEDING

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

Fuchsia Sports

“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

FOR BEGINNERS ONLY

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