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FUCHSIA magellanica

Commonly known as Hardy fuchsia

Long slender flowers with a scarlet calyx and violet petals
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    To semi-evergreen in milder climates. Scalloped to toothed leaves 1.5-6cm (½-2½in) long, sometimes tinted red underneath.
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Red
  • Height
    1.2-1.5m (4-5ft)
  • Spread
    2-3m (6½-10ft)
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
    Suitable for a coastal hedge if some protection given from direct sea-winds
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Erect shrub. Freely produces small flowers with red tubes, deep red, rarely white or pale pink, wide-spreading sepals and purple corollas. Fruit is oblong and red..
  • Hardy - average winter
    Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold, drying winds.
  • Partial shade

FUCHSIA magellanica

 
Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £12.50 each , 3+ £10.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from summer 2022
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Can be used as a hedge in frost-free areas. Will grow to 3m (10ft) in milder areas.
    Pests & Diseases
    Whiteflies, vine weevils, capsid bugs, aphids, red spider mites, grey mould(Botrytis), rust
    Place of origin
    Chile, Argentina
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Single
    Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
    Tubular
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Denticulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 4
    Suitable for: Deciduous trees and shrubs that flower on current year's growth or are grown for winter stem effect.
    Pruning: Hard prune to a low permanent framework.
    When: Annually in early Spring.

    RHS group 5, 6 & 7
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
1.2-1.5m (4-5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2-3m (6½-10ft)
 

Buy Varieties of FUCHSIA magellanica

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Alba'

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Alba'

Hardy fuchsia

hardy variety sometimes used as a low hedge. White flowers tinged with mauve

 
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FUCHSIA magellanica 'Arauco'

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Arauco'

Hardy fuchsia

dainty tricoloured flowers of pink, white and purple. Similar to ‘Lady Bacon’ but smaller and more clearly defined colours

 
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FUCHSIA magellanica 'Aurea'

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Aurea'

Hardy fuchsia

golden-yellow foliage

 
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FUCHSIA magellanica 'Lady Bacon'

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Lady Bacon'

Hardy fuchsia

slender white, pink and purple flowers

 
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FUCHSIA magellanica 'Versicolor'

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Versicolor'

Hardy fuchsia

('Tricolor') - pink & cream variegation purple & red flowers

 
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Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

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