The fuchsia spotlight. DebRon's Smokey Blues

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When Carol Gubler of Little Brook Fuchsias in the UK asked “What’s your favorite fuchsia?” on Zoom today, I had to answer that it’s usually “Love the one you’re with” with me and fuchsias. I’d be hard pressed to name just one and not all. Then it dawned on me….➤ Read More
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A little night fire

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A question came up in Friday morning’s Fuchsia Friends Gossip Klatsch about an alternative form of Fuchsia ‘Firecracker’ that seems to making the rounds here in the US. Well, technically it was at 7:00 pm BDT so it’s probably more of a Bierfest. Anyway....➤ Read More
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The fuchsia spotlight. Cardinal

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Fuchsia ‘Cardinal’ is another classic American cultivar released by Evans & Reeves Nurseries of Los Angeles in 1938. It has long internodes and likes to spread wide so give it room. It's also winter hardy in the usual places that fuchsias are hardy….➤ Read More
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Merry Christmas!

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Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house. not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that Fuchsia ‘Santa Claus’ soon would be there…➤ Read More
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Come on, Kwintet, be a good sport

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Something funny happened in the garden this morning. No, the squirrels didn’t leave a fruit basket on the back step with knock and a nice note apologizing for having gnawed off the lily buds...➤ Read More
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The Gartenmeister Bonstedt

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I do remember the first time I came across Fuchsia ‘Gartenmeister Bonstedt’. It was at a rather large, and I thought at the time, rather nice nursery. I was still mostly a teenager then. Fuchsias I already knew but...➤ Read More
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The fuchsia spotlight. Pink Marshmallow

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If you happen to be lucky enough find yourself in sunny southern California on the fuchsia trail—or any gardening trail as a matter of fact—a visit to Weidners’ Nursery in Encinitas…➤ Read More
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