Fuchsia magellanica var. molinae
Common Name: Fuchsia
Species: magellanica var. molinae
Category: Non Hardy Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Suitable for growing in containers, Long flowering period
|Hardiness: Half-Hardy||Height: 3.00 m (300 cm)|
|Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shade||Spread: 3.00 m (300 cm)|
|Foliage Type: Deciduous||Flower Colour: Pink, White|
|Foliage Colour: Green||Flowering Period: June to October|
Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained
Delicate-looking, long slender white flowers often tinged pink hang from arching stems from June to October. With its exceptionally long flowering season, this upright deciduous shrub will light up a partially shaded border or make a lovely specimen in a container on the patio. It performs best in fertile, moist well-drained soil with protection from cold drying winds.
- Garden Care: To encourage bushy growth pinch out the growing tips of young plants after the sixth or seventh pair of leaves. During the growing season water regularly, applying a balanced liquid fertiliser each month. Cut back to the permanent framework in early spring.