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Fuchsia ‘Sir H. Smith’

I have found no description of this cultivar.  

Horticultural & Botanical History

Probably named for Sir Henry George Wakelyn Smith, 1st Baronet of Aliwal, a famous British soldier of the early 19th century.  No additional data on this fuchsia.

History at Camden Park

Listed only in an addendum to the 1857 catalogue [A.40/1857].


Published Aug 19, 2009 - 05:09 PM | Last updated Sep 01, 2011 - 03:41 PM

Family Onagraceae
Region of origin

Probably garden origin, England

Common Name


Name in the Camden Park Record

Fuchsia Sir H. Smith 

Confidence level low