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Ken Nutt: A Passion for Fuchsias

Fuchsia expert Ken Nutt of Enfield in North London talks about his passion.

It is with deep regret that we have to inform you that on Tuesday 31st July 2012, Ken suffered a stroke and died on Friday 3rd August 2012 at the age of 78 years (born 1934).

Ken joined Enfield & District Fuchsia Society in 1988 when they were meeting at Millfield House. He become the Beginners Chairman in about 1997 and has given numerous talks and demonstrations to beginners, experienced enthusiasts and other clubs and societies.

He cultivated and registered several new types of fuchsias, these however have not been commercially propagated but were made available to our members at meetings. Many of these were named after his family or friends, and included Amy’s Imp, Master Pavlis, Megan Burns, Pink Lucy, My Mandy, Emma’s Gold and Billy Bampton.

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