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Commonly known as Trailing fuchsia
Evergreenheart-shaped leaves to 20mm (¾in) long.
PurpleShades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
Dwarf shrubTypically 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 winterHardy 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 winterHardy 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)
Additional FeaturesGood to knowBright blue pollen.Pests & DiseasesWhiteflies, capsid bugs, aphids, vine weevil, red spider mites, grey mould. rust.Place of originNew Zealand.Resistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Flower ShapeSingleRow of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petalsTubular2-4cm (¾-1½in) long
Garden Location/ConditionsRockery (inc alpine)
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
(see photos above)
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Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil
- Growing & Caring for Fuchias
- Fully hardy fuchsias as hedging or as shrubs
- Wall climbing fuchsias
- Tender conservatory fuchsias
- Hardy, colourful border fuchsias
- Hard Pruning - Video Tip ondemand_video
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