Definition of fuchsia in English:
1A shrub with pendulous tubular flowers that are typically of two contrasting colors. They are native to America and New Zealand and are commonly grown as ornamentals.
- Genus Fuchsia, family Onagraceae: many cultivars
- Situate the chains or other hanging device so your fuchsias can grow around them.
- Hardy fuchsias are useful shrubs that grow in most positions and soils although deep shade will affect flowering.
- Try what excites you: blue sceavola, various ivies, lantana, coleus, verbena, fuchsia, daisies, impatiens, and roses.
2A vivid purplish-red color like that of the sepals of a typical fuchsia flower.
- There was a fabulous show of colour with pink, fuchsia, cerise and many shades of green standing out.
- ‘And in a range of colours from fuchsia to orange, yellow to aqua,’ she adds.
- A strong ethnic collection, it uses vivid colours which range form burgundy and strong fuchsia to canary yellow and electric blue.
Definition of fuchsia in:
- British & World English dictionary
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