FUCHSIA magellanica 'Lady Bacon'

Commonly known as Hardy fuchsia

Slender white, pink and purple flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Scalloped or toothed leaves to 6cm (2½in) long, sometimes tinted red beneath
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • White
  • Height
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Spread
    1.5m (5ft)
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
    Suitable for a coastal hedge if some protection given from direct sea-winds
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Erect shrub. Produces flowers of white, pink and violet with wide-spreading sepals
  • 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

FUCHSIA magellanica 'Lady Bacon'

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Can be pruned back hard to restrict size. Can be grown as a hedge in milder areas
    Pests & Diseases
    Whiteflies, vine weevil, capsid bugs, aphids, red spider mite, grey mould(Botrytis) rust
    Place of origin
    Chile
    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
    Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Denticulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • 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
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
    Rabbit Resistant
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1.5m (5ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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