I have just stumbled on an excellent website on fuchsias, particularly very detailed info on how to take cuttings, this just for those who aren't experiences "cutting takers", like me.
Ryan, that's a difficult one to anwser, there are so many! Have a look on the site under Fuchsia Gallery and click through the suggestions on the left hand side or under A-Z.
Here another great website:
My search through Google is leading me from one thing to another, I think I'm going nuts!
Trouble is, all the best ones with the greatest choice are in the UK, very frustrating, but at least I can get some ideas
Fuchsias are my fav plant here's another great site for them wwwlockyerfuchsias but Brumbull is great at giving what you need to know about them his posts are very interesting.
Ryan - for an upright fuchsia try Checkerboard and for a basket fuchsia try Puts Folly
I love growing fuchsias to and am very happy to say my Standard I was growing last year Phylis has overwintred.
I lost my checkerboard and it was my very 1st fuchsia I had 40yrs ago when I 1st got interested.
I have had many and lost many and got more .
And another favourite Heidi Ann.
I need to buy more this year as lost a lot with this cold spell.
Brumbull here is a young plant i grew from a plug.
Bought 6 for £2 from Morrisons to grow on, all looking good.
Here's another couple of them thinking of making a standard from a couple of them.
This is my basket tree with 4 baskets of Puts Folly
My Checkerboard standard fuchsia - by the front door
Pam LL x
Your plants look really good Andy
Pam LL x
I will 2nd that LL your garden is stunning.
Thanks everyone what a wonderful colourful garden LL hope when i get mine finished it's as colourful as that and i will be trying hard may i say.
LL I am very jealous your garden looks wonderful.
Andy I bought the same fuchsia from Morrisons to grow a standard.
Brum you say about using a straight stake- but what should I do whilst they are so small in 3 inch pots please?
As they say BPK great minds think alike thats what i bought them for also.
Brumbull where do you get the metstake from never seen any about.
Thanks very much Brumbull.
Good luck with that Brumbull if anyone can do it your the man i think with the experience thanks for the post for metstake's.
Hi Brumbull, I use these stakes too, but have found that with time the plastic covering peels off and the metal underneath rusts. Has this happened to you?