8th August

…‘true’ ‘Alba’ has a pink corolla! JCW collected fuchsia species in the 1930s and this, like Fuchsia gracilis and Fuchsia riccartonii, is one of the few survivors. It enjoys frequent…

25th September

Fuchsia collection Fuchsia collection Fuchsia collection Fuchsia collection Fuchsia collection 2000 – FJW Very wet September. Now turned to storms. No Sasanqua yet to be seen. Neighbours corn not cut…

25th December

…mollis with one flowering spike and many spikes of seeds. Acanthus mollis Acanthus mollis Acanthus mollis Fuchsia gracilis with new growth showing and the odd surviving flower. Fuchsia gracilis Fuchsia

6th August

…propagation. Fuchsia ‘Lady Bacon’ is not a climber like our Fuchsia ‘Lady Boothby’ which is. It appears to be a Fuchsia magellanica variety which is entirely hardy and may well…

29th March

…flowers coming out as the leaves re-emerge. Amazing even for a fuchsia. Yes Fuchsia exorticatica would be out well before now but a South American species too from Chile and…

30th June

…var gracilis hedge above Lower Rockery is full out now. Much less tall growing that Fuchsia ‘Riccartonii’. Fuchsia magellanica var gracilis Fuchsia magellanica var gracilis Fuchsia magellanica var gracilis A…

25th October

…5ft tall with a 7ft spread. A worthy shrub for a border or woodland setting. Fuchsia hatsbachii Fuchsia hatsbachii Fuchsia hatsbachii 2018 – CHW A younger form of Camellia sasanqua…

1st August

…others stay black? Fuchsia ‘Blacky’ Fuchsia ‘Blacky’ Fuchsia ‘Blacky’ Strobilanthes wallichii has grown now to a decent size and its flowers are much larger than a year ago. Strobilanthes wallichii…

14th July

…officinalis Fuchsia ‘Lechlade Magician’ was a massive 12-15ft tall tree with a similar spread and peeling bark. Here growing in full shade. Fuchsia ‘Lechlade Magician’ Fuchsia ‘Lechlade Magician’ Fuchsia ‘Lechlade…

10th July

…encourage more growth but sadly the leaders have been pruned out by someone who failed to realise that it is a climbing fuchsia! Fuchsia ‘Lady Boothby’ Fuchsia ‘Lady Boothby’ Hypericum…