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Fuchsia magellanica - 'Versicolor' (Lady's Eardrops)

Fuchsia magellanica - 'Versicolor' (Lady's Eardrops)

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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Hedging & Screening, Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Ground-Hugging Rounded Clump
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Red Flowers (Summer), Variegated green-white Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant, Seaside Friendly
Growth Fast Growing Plant
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Fuchsia magellanica - Cultivation Notes

These hardy fuchsias will grow in most fertile yet well drained soils either in full sun or part shade. They are slightly tender so avoid wet soils or frosty areas. Mulch in winter and trim to shape, removing older weak growth as necessary.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Fuchsia magellanica:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Suitable for hedging or topiary

Weaknesses of Fuchsia magellanica

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

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Common Missspellings: Fuscia, Fewcia, Fuccia, Fuchsea, Fuchcia, Fewsia