FUCHSIA procumbens

Commonly known as Trailing fuchsia

Dwarf creeping species with unusual mauve/green/yellow flowers and large pinkish fruits. Suitable for growing as a rock plant.
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  • Evergreen
    heart-shaped leaves to 20mm (¾in) long.
  • Green
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Yellow
  • Height
    15cm (6in)
  • Spread
    90cm (36in)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Prostrate shrub. Upward-facing flowers. Spherical, red fruit to 1.5cm (half inch) long.
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Partial shade

FUCHSIA procumbens

 
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
plant size comparison icon 1 to 1.5 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Bright blue pollen.
    Pests & Diseases
    Whiteflies, capsid bugs, aphids, vine weevil, red spider mites, grey mould. rust.
    Place of origin
    New Zealand.
    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
    2-4cm (¾-1½in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Rockery (inc alpine)
  • Hardiness
    Frost hardy (down to -5)
  • Leaf margin
    Serrate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Orbicular
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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