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FUCHSIA magellanica 'Aurea'

Commonly known as Hardy fuchsia

Golden-yellow foliage
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individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2020
  • Deciduous - to semi evergreen in warmer climates. Opposite or whorled, ovate-elliptic, 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf colour (if not green) - Gold
  • 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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