Fuchsia Henderson’s ‘Prime Minister’

Edward George Henderson of St. John’s Wood, offered ‘Prime Minister’, a fuchsia of his own breeding, for sale in 'The Gardeners Chronicle' of 1851: ‘Bright, glossy crimson sepals, short and good tube, crimson purple corolla, good habit. A handsome well reflexed variety, that will give much satisfaction.’

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.


History at Camden Park

Listed only in the 1857 catalogue [T.491/1857].


Published Aug 18, 2009 - 05:24 PM | Last updated Sep 01, 2011 - 04:36 PM

More details about Fuchsia Henderson’s ‘Prime Minister’
Family Onagraceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, England

Common Name


Name in the Camden Park Record

Fuchsia Prime minister 

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