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FUCHSIA 'Lady in Black'

Commonly known as Lady's eardrops

Hardy climbing fuchsia with large pink flowers with dark purple inner petals
Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - dark purple
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 2m (6 ½ft) plus
  • Spread - 1m (3ft)
  • 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 - train stems up a supporting structure
  • 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 - Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, capsid bugs, aphids, grey mould(Botrytis), rust.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. UK. Thompson & Morgan. Bred by Charles Valin.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Semi-double - Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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