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FUCHSIA 'Hawkshead'

Commonly known as Lady's eardrops

Pure white flowers with a greenish flush. Vigorous bushy upright growth
Further Reading....

  • Deciduous - deep green foliage
  • White
  • Height - 1m (39in) or more
  • Spread - 1m (39in) or more
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • 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) - borderline
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - pinch out growing tips of young plants after 6th or 7th pair of leaves
  • 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 - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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1m (39in) or more
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in) or more
 

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