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FUCHSIA magellanica

Commonly known as Hardy fuchsia

Long slender flowers with a scarlet calyx and violet petals
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

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plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Deciduous - to semi-evergreen in milder climates. Ovate-elliptic, 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
  • 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 - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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'  >

Commonly known as: Hardy fuchsia.
Hardy variety sometimes used as a low hedge. White flowers tinged with mauve
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Available autumn 2020 -

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Aurea'  AWARD

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Aurea'  >

Commonly known as: Hardy fuchsia.
Golden-yellow foliage
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Lady Bacon'

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Lady Bacon'  >

Commonly known as: Hardy fuchsia.
Slender white, pink and purple flowers
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Versicolor'  AWARD

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Versicolor'  >

Commonly known as: Hardy fuchsia.
('Tricolor') - pink & cream variegation purple & red flowers
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

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