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FUCHSIA 'Chilli Red'

Commonly known as Lady's eardrops

Compact. Buds like chilli peppers

Available late spring to early summer 2021 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each

Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2021
  • 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) - borderline
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • 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 - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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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