Neapolitan

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I was delighted to read in the Royal Horticultural Society's Book on Fuchsias that during testing this fuchsia, in addition to its other merits, has a perfume. This is a rarity in fuchsias. A delicate perfume can be found in the extraordinary flowers of Neapolitan. An Encliandra. A very vigorous grower which seems to grow whilst  watching it. This fuchsia produces three different coloured flowers all at the same time. This is due to the dominance of the red gene. The flowers open pure white, change to pink and then to red which give it a lovely effect. Very small flowers and foliage. Hence its name. It is the only cultivar that I have not dedicated. This fuchsia took Best Plant in Show at the Fylde F.S. Show when grown as a table standard. It has also been exhibited with success as a basket plant. One for the purist and collector. A novelty which is a nice addition to any collection.

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