With so many Fuchsia varieties available and new hybrids released every year it is best to divide them into flower types and growth habit.
In terms of flower fuchsias may be either single or double flowering and include both bell shaped flowers and the long F. triphylla types.
Growth habit includes upright bushes, lax types and traillining types. Some are Fuchsia varieties are vigorous and others are more compact and bushy.
And of course the species from where all of the hybrids have been derived, many very attractive in their own right and worth a place in the garden.
Some Fuchsia Varieties include:
- Fuchsia Melanie Louise
Single flowering upright bushy habit with deep red sepals and an aubergine corolla. Vigorous and best in the garden or large pot.
- Fuchsia Voodo
Double flowering with deep red sepals and a deep purple corolla. A trailing type well suited to a hanging basket or growing where it can tumble down over awol. Long flowering and vigorous.
- Fuchsia AcclamationA Double flowering type with pink sepals and a clear pink corolla. Large flowers and a long flowering trailing type suited to hanging baskets. Prune this type in late winter, with a light pruning in summer to helpmkeep a bushy habit and promote more flowers.
- Fuchsia Brighton Belle
Single flowering with pink sepals and corolla. A lax habit and well suited to hanging baskets, bushy growth Triphylla
- Fuchsia Priscilla Anne-Louise
- Double flowers with a vigorous but slightly lax habit suited to hanging baskets, however it will outgrow them in a few years. Pink sepals and a deep salmon corolla.
- Fuchsia Jamie Evan
Single flowering lax to trailing type with pink sepals and a purple corolla with classic bell shaped flowers. Medium bushy habit, excellent in hanging baskets