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FUCHSIA 'Sunray'

Commonly known as Lady's eardrops

Attractive and unusual variegated cream, green and red leaves. Pink flowers with a purple corolla
Further Reading....

  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Bicolor
  • Purple - Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet - purple corolla
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Dwarf shrub - Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions. - forms a low, spreading mound
  • 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 - shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - syn F. 'Tom West'. Suitable for a container. Best in some shade to prevent leaf scorch
  • Pests & Diseases - vine weevils, capsid bugs, aphids, grey mould(Botrytis), rust
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf colour (if not green) - Silver variegated
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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60cm (24in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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