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FUCHSIA magellanica 'Aurea'

Commonly known as Hardy fuchsia

Golden-yellow foliage
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    To semi evergreen in warmer climates. Opposite or whorled, scalloped to toothed leaves 1.5-6cm (½-2½in) long.
  • 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
    Freely produces small, single flowers with red tubes, wide-spreading sepals and purple corollas. Fruit is oblong and red-purple
  • 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 'Aurea'

 
Not available until May 2022 -
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
Delivery Information Not available until May 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Will grow to 3m (10ft) in milder areas. Can be used as a hedge 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 Colour (if not green)
    Gold
  • 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
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Mar
Apr
May
Jun
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Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
1.2-1.5m (4-5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2-3m (6½-10ft)
 

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