One Word Photo Challenge: Fuchsia


fuchsia fuchsia2 fuchsia (ˈfjuːʃə)

n

1. (Plants) any onagraceous shrub of the mostly tropical genus Fuchsia, widely cultivated for their showy drooping purple, red, or white flowers
2. (Plants) Also called: California fuchsia a North American onagraceous plant, Zauschneria californica, with tubular scarlet flowers
3. (Colours)

a. a reddish-purple to purplish-pink colour
b. (as adjective): a fuchsia dress.
[C18: from New Latin, named after Leonhard Fuchs – Botanist
For more fuchsia challenge photos please go to Jennifer Wells blog here.
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11 comments

  1. These are gorgeous. You know, I didn’t even realize Fuchsia was a flower until prepping for this challenge? Thank you so much for sharing.

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  2. You captured the beauty of this special flower! I love fuchsia.

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  3. One of my long gone Nan’s favourite. A nice memory. They always seems so elegant. I love the second photo.

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  4. I’m not really a flower person, but these are gorgeous!

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