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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.
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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 late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2021
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
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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
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Aurea'  AWARD

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Aurea'  >


Commonly known as: Hardy fuchsia.
Golden-yellow foliage
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Lady Bacon'

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Lady Bacon'  >


Commonly known as: Hardy fuchsia.
Slender white, pink and purple flowers
Multibuy
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Versicolor'  AWARD

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Versicolor'  >


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