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In the summer the fuchsia flecked its front with white and red.

If the gorse should fail the fuchsia might even take its place on the mountains.

In Fuchsia and Campanula a like change may occasionally be observed.

The Fuchsia is readily propagated by cuttings of the young wood.

The fuchsia stigma is composed of four lobes, which are closed in Fig. 90.

A in Fig. 90 shows the point at which this cut should be made in the fuchsia.

Yet in 1788 there was but one fuchsia in England, and that was in Kew Gardens.

And as for the fuchsia, how far it has grown from the blue laws.

It was afterwards reared on fuchsia, and produced a moth on August 18.

And there is a fuchsia, turbaned like a Turk, behind the pansies.

WORD ORIGIN

red color, 1923, from the ornamental shrub, which was named 1753 from the Latinized name of German botanist Leonhard Fuchs (1501-1566). Not related to Latin fucus "seaweed, sea wrack, tangle," which also gave its name to a red color prepared from it. Latin fucus is from or related to Greek phykos "seaweed," also "red paint, rouge."

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