The true spelling of the fuschia plant is actually fuchsia.
People who speak German have an advantage:
- the fuschia plant name honors a certain “Mr. Fox”: FUCHS in German!
A personal favorite to remember the spelling is:
“I know there are three letters S, C and H jumbled in there, and their order is alphabetical : CHS !”
Fuschia spelling tips
A simple way to remember the correct spelling is to write the first letter from each of the following words:
The sentence thus runs: “Fuchsia’s Unique Correct Horticultural Spelling Is Arduous!
Lastly, what may help is get frustrated and vulgar:
“I don’t give a fuc* how it’s spelled!”… and replace the star with the correct letter!
- You’ll find all the tips on how to care for fuschia plants here.
Another wrong spelling is fushia.
Images: Pixabay: Annette Meyer, Sasa Begovic
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