AWARD

FUCHSIA 'Dying Embers'

Commonly known as Lady's eardrops

Wine red sepals and very dark purple corolla. Floriferous and hardy
  • Deciduous
    Narrow leaves to 5cm (2in) long
  • Purple
    Shades of purple/mauve/lilac/violet
  • Red
  • Height
    60cm (24in)
  • Spread
    80cm (31in)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Fast-growing compact shrub. Produces flowers to 5cm (2in) long followerd by purple-black berries
  • 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 'Dying Embers'

 
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  • 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
    Tubular
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (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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60cm (24in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  80cm (31in)
 

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