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FUCHSIA magellanica 'Aurea'

Commonly known as Hardy fuchsia

Golden-yellow foliage
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FUCHSIA magellanica 'Aurea'

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £12.50 each , 3+ £10.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
  • 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
  • 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
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Gold
  • Leaf margin
    Denticulate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic see photos above
  • Ovate
  • 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
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1.2-1.5m (4-5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  2-3m (6½-10ft)
 

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