1) To acquire a comprehensive authentic collection of Fuchsia species, subspecies and varieties.
............ In order to authenticate the collection each specimen will be tested as follows:
a) Pollen fertility
b) Comparison with botanical description and drawing.
c) Produce identical plants by self-fertilization.

2) To voucher each specimen.
3) DNA fingerprint each species.
4) Flavonoid profile of each species.
5) Photographic record of flowers and foliage of each species.
6) Herbarium specimens of each species.
7) A seed bank.
8) To bring back into cultivation those species that are not currently available.