Fuchsia ‘Chandleri’

A hybrid between F. fulgens and probably F. globosa, ‘Chandlerii’ is figured in the Floricultural Cabinet with crimson tube and sepals, the latter tipped with green, and a deep purple, almost blue corolla.  

Horticultural & Botanical History

‘This very striking kind has been raised by Messrs. Chandlers of the Vauxhall Nursery.  It is a production between Fuchsia fulgens and one of the older kinds, probably globosa.  The seed was from the latter.’  [FC p.266/1839].

History at Camden Park

Listed in the 1850 and 1857 catalogues [T.462/1850].


Published Aug 12, 2009 - 05:08 PM | Last updated Sep 01, 2011 - 12:04 PM

Figured is a single fuchsia with crimson, green-tipped sepals and purple corolla.  Floricultural Cabinet p.266/1839.

Fuchsia cv. ‘Chandleri’  | FC p.266/1839 | RBGS.  The fuchsia is figured with portulaca and wallflower.


More details about Fuchsia ‘Chandleri’
Family Onagraceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, England

Common Name


Name in the Camden Park Record

Fuchsia Chandleri 


Confidence level high