A favorite for hanging baskets and window boxes, fuchsia plants are available for sale in a wide array of flower colors, including white, pink, red, magenta and purple hues. These plants offer months of colorful blooms and will liven up partially shaded or shaded porches, patios and decks. In some areas of the country, fuchsias are also planted in the ground. Check the variety's grow zone requirements before planting these tender plants in the garden. Fuchsia can also be grown as houseplants. When grown indoors, they prefer indirect sunlight. When selecting fuchsia to buy online, flower color is often the first consideration. Also consider the variety's grow zone, height and spread.