the Author - David Clark.
Author resides in Crosby, on the outskirts of Liverpool, Merseyside. He
has served in the Army with The Royal Corps of Signals Regiment and later The
13th Battalion of the Parachute Regiment. A retired Police Officer having served 30
years in Liverpool City Police/Merseyside Police. He has been involved in
all aspects of fuchsia growing for the past 50 years. This includes
growing and exhibiting at both Local and National levels with many Best in
awards at B.F.S. and other National Shows.
He is also an Accredited B.F.S.
Judge, Lecturer and Hybridist. Past
Showground Director of Southport Flower Show
and has been involved and instrumental
in forming new Fuchsia Societies. The latest being Cymdeithas
Ffiwsia [Mona Fuchsia Society] situated on the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales.
Past President of Cymdeithas Ffiwsia Society, President of
Thornton & Crosby Gardeners Club, Vice President Merseyside Fuchsia
Society, past President Wigan Fuchsia Society and Fylde Fuchsia Society.
This Web site will include all the new cultivars raised to-date
including those still being tested.
It will also include illustrated lecture notes on growing, showing
and hybridizing. Check
Neapolitan, the fuchsia with a delicate perfume.
I would like to thank my son David for his help and expertise in
designing and setting out these pages. Without his expertise,
co-operation and encouragement I could not have succeeded. Also the patience,
understanding and enthusiasm of my wife May, a very
special and understanding lady without whom I could not have achieved so