FUCHSIA microphylla

Commonly known as Lady's eardrops

Tiny flowers are pinkish-red, new growth is reddish
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Small, green leaflets
  • Red
    Pinkish red
  • Height
    1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread
    75cm (30in)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Upright shrub with small, pendulous flowers at the leaf axils. Black fruit
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter
    Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

FUCHSIA microphylla

 
Available again from summer 2022 - Could be any time, June through to end August. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from summer 2022
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Whiteflies, capsid bugs, aphids, vine weevil, red spider mites, grey mould, rust.
    Place of origin
    Mexico to Panama
    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
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Dentate
    (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
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  75cm (30in)
 

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