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FUCHSIA 'Lady Boothby'

Commonly known as Lady's eardrops

A true climbing fuchsia which will cover trellis, fences or archways. Pink and purple flowers on red stems. Winter hardy.
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  • Deciduous
  • Bicolor
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 3m (10ft)
  • Spread - 1m (39in)
  • Climber - Some of these climbing plants will need trellis or wire supports if grown on walls or fences. Other grow aerial roots and are self-clinging - with support, a tall-growing variety.
  • 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
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - named in honour of founder of the British Fuchsia Society. Wildlife plant - attracts insects
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, capsid bugs, aphids, grey mould (Botrytis), rust.
  • Place of origin - Brazil.
  • 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
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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 - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tolerates all
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Butterfly friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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