FUCHSIA 'Chilli Red'

Commonly known as Lady's eardrops

Compact. Buds like chilli peppers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Red
  • Height
    40cm (16in)
  • Spread
    50cm (20in)
  • Dwarf shrub
    Typically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.
    Compact, upright, bushy shrub
  • 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 'Chilli Red'

 
Not available until May 2022 -
individually £13.50 each , 3+ £11.00 each 
Delivery Information Not available until May 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Growing tips can be pinched out to encourage bushy growth
    Pests & Diseases
    Whiteflies, vine weevils, capsid bugs, 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
    Bell/Lantern
    Flaring, bell-shaped flowers
  • 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
    Rabbit Resistant
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40cm (16in)
Dwarf Shrub - guide for size not form Hand Trowel
  50cm (20in)
 

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