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

FUCHSIA 'Sunray'

 
  • 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.
  • Flower Shape
    Single
    Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
    Tubular
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf Colour (if not green)
    Silver variegated
  • Leaf margin
    Denticulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Summer
  • 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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