AWARD

FUCHSIA 'Genii'

Commonly known as Lady's eardrops

Compact habit and golden-yellow leaves. Pink/purple flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Shades of pink
    All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height
    75-90cm (30-36in)
  • Spread
    75-90cm (30-36in)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Upright, free-flowering shrub with red shoots. Small flowers have cerise tubes and sepals and violet corollas turning purple-red
  • 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 'Genii'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Wildlife plant - insects
    Pests & Diseases
    Whiteflies, vine weevils, capsid bugs, aphids, red spider mites, 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
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Denticulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (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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