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FUCHSIA 'Riccartonii'

Commonly known as Lady's eardrops

(HEDGING) - dainty red & purple flowers, excellent in exposed conditions
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individually £10.50 each, 10+ £8.50 each

  • Deciduous - dark-green leaves with a slight bronze sheen.
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Red
  • Height - 2m (6½ft)
  • Spread - 1-2m (3-6½ft)
  • Hedge - Ideal for hedging
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - syn. F magellanica 'Riccartonii'
  • Pests & Diseases - whiteflies, capsid bugs, aphids, vine weevil, red spider mites, grey mould, rust.
  • Place of origin - Chile, Argentina.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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2m (6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1-2m (3-6½ft)
 

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