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Fuchsia magellanica ‘Mrs. P. Wood’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A popular garden shrub, Fuchsia magellanica 'Mrs P Wood' has deep green leaves and masses of vivid red and purple flowers in mid to late summer. It is slightly similar in appearance to Fuchsia x 'King George', but differs in that it has slightly smaller flowers and grows to be a larger plant.

Fuchsia magellanica 'Mrs P Wood' is an easy to grow flowering shrub!

Supplied Size: 3L containers (30 - 40 cm tall)

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Fuchsia magellanica  ‘Mrs. P. Wood’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Fuchsia magellanica  ‘Mrs. P. Wood’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Fuchsia magellanica  ‘Mrs. P. Wood’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or partial shade.
Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Fuchsia magellanica 'Mrs P Wood' may suffer from some die back after exceptionally cold weather.
Flowering Period: June - August.
Flower Colour: Red and purple
Rate of Growth: Vigorous.
Habit: Small or medium sized, branching, rounded shrub once established.
Height: up to 2 - 2.5 m (6 - 8 ft) if left unpruned.
Spread: 2.5 m (8 ft) if left unpruned.

Notes: Fuchsia magellanica 'Mrs P Wood' can be pruned back hard, to reduce the end size if required.

Plant Finder: about Fuchsia magellanica ‘Mrs. P. Wood’

Common names

Hummingbird Fuchsia, Hardy Fuchsia


Fuchsia magellanica ‘Mrs. P. Wood’ (Hummingbird Fuchsia). This shrub has deep green leaves and bright red and purple flowers, which are produced in late summer.


They are frost hardy to frost tender, min 5C, Most of the species will need a sheltered partially shaded position, with fertile moist but well drained soil. Prolonged low temperatures cause loss of top growth. If top growth dies in winter, cut back to ground level in spring. When grown as pot plants in a green house, fuchsias also need high-nitrogen feeds.

Interest and use

Grown for its brightly coloured flowers.

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Fuchsia magellanica  ‘Mrs. P. Wood’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile, Chalky
  • Soil pH5.5 to 8.5
  • WaterMoist

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