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A Fantasy of Fuchsias (or The Neglected Fuchsias of 2015)


By hywel


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Lots of photos :o(

Because other things took priority this summer, my Fuchsias have suffered some neglect, in that they only got watered and dead headed when I could get round to it,
but they actually put on a lovely display.

I haven’t been able to show you any photos of them for a long time, but here’s a blog with a few nice ones that flowered during the summer, and into the autumn …

… well, I say a ‘few’ … but you know when I start to show photos of my Fuchsias, I don’t know when to stop ! lol
so you can stop whenever you think you’ve had enough ;o)

Bland’s New Stripe :-

Brian McFetridge :-

Alice Nahone :-

Deep Purple :-

Welsh Dragon :-

Snow White :-

Margaret Roe :-

Blue Mirage :-

Major Heaphy :-

Sealand Prince :-

Huet’s Beryl :-

James Bamber :-

Henkelly’s Ivabra :-

Nancy Lou :-

Blacky :-

Tuonela :-

Anne Hoogendam :-

Leon Pauwels :-

Lady in Grey :-

Checkerboard :-

Careless Whisper :-

Huets Tutroois :-

Lilac Princess :-

Cecile :-

Brookwood Joy :-

Valerie Bradley :-

Preston Guild :-

Miss California :-

Hidcote Beauty :-

Delta’s Parade :-

Mood Indigo :-

Micky Goult :-

Quasar :-

Ocean Beach :-

Lincoln Castle :-

Oosje :-

Winifred :-

Hanna :-

Anabel :-

Ja Di Messingtetra :-

Annie M. G. Schmidt :-

Waveney Sunrise :-

Henkelly’s Chloris :-

Citation :-

Crosby Soroptimist :-

Swingtime :-

I hope I haven’t put too many – they are so beautiful, but I must stop now, or you’ll get fed up lol …

I showed lots of hardy ones in my previous blog, and I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing some more of my collection :o)

They are winding down now, ready for their winter’s rest. I hope we get a mild winter because I worry about them ;o)

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Wow! Is all I can say! What a lovely selection! You cheered up my drab, windy and rain filled day doing the housework. Thank you Hywel!

30 Nov, 2015


Beautiful as ever Hywel so many lovely ones no wonder you love them so much, I'm sure with your tlc they will be as blooming lovely next year too ;o)

30 Nov, 2015


Its a WOW from me as well Hywel, they really are a wonderful sight, you have some beauties here and judging by your photo's they have done you proud, I think the white and lilac ones are my favourites, they always remind me of ballerina's dancing, lol....

30 Nov, 2015


They each seem to have its unique personality. Very impressive.

30 Nov, 2015



30 Nov, 2015


Its easy to see why you have so many - how could you possibly choose favourites? They are fantastic.

30 Nov, 2015


Hywel, I began by thinking I liked one more than another, then I'd see another I liked even more, then another, then another. In the end I gave up...they're all gorgeous!

30 Nov, 2015


Absolutely Spectacular!! And all those lovely names ..

30 Nov, 2015


So many Hywel!! That must take some time putting them to bed for the winter, never mind deadheading in the summer! A wonderful selection though and some really unusual ones. I still love Swingtime as my favourite, always have.....thanks for sharing them.

30 Nov, 2015


Always nice to look at your Fuchsias must look out for one or two that you have or should I need to reduce the number I already have cant stop buying new varieties

1 Dec, 2015


Very nice collection , all of them are very pretty.

1 Dec, 2015


Thank you all for your comments :)

2 Dec, 2015


Lovely selection of Fuchsias, Hywel. They are lovely to have in pots, baskets and in the flowerbeds.

5 Dec, 2015


Thanks Linda :)

6 Dec, 2015


They certainly like where they are Hywel.

7 Dec, 2015


That is as amazing a blog as it is encyclopedic! Where do you find the time to keep track of all their well as deadhead and water? Fantastic. All these beauties and cacti too!

13 Dec, 2015


Thank you Lori :)
I've got them all labelled but I do tend to remember them as well ...

13 Dec, 2015

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