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FUCHSIA 'Chilli Red'
Commonly known as Lady's eardrops
Dwarf shrubTypically only grows to a maximum of one or two feet in height but there will be some exceptions.Compact, upright, bushy shrub
Hardy - average winterHardy 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)
FUCHSIA 'Chilli Red'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowGrowing tips can be pinched out to encourage bushy growthPests & DiseasesWhiteflies, vine weevils, capsid bugs, red spider mites, grey mould (Botrytis), rustPlace of originGarden originResistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Flower ShapeBell/LanternFlaring, bell-shaped flowers
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Pruning groupPruning group 4Suitable 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
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soil
- Growing & Caring for Fuchias
- Fully hardy fuchsias as hedging or as shrubs
- Wall climbing fuchsias
- Tender conservatory fuchsias
- Hardy, colourful border fuchsias
- Hard Pruning - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Six weeks after pruning - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Fuchsia procumbens
- Propagation Fuchsia arborescens - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Fuchsia Hardwood Cuttings - Video Tip ondemand_video