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Fuchsia ‘Happy Wedding Day’

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.8m to 0.4m
  • Spread0.4m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitScrambling or scandent
  • Flower ColourPink-tinged white.
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Fuchsia ‘Happy Wedding Day’. This is a fuchsia with large pale-pink-tinged double white flowers.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Herbaceous

Origin

C & S America

Interest and use

This fuchsia is often used in hanging baskets and for summer container displays. Grown for its showy flowers and trailing habit.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.5 to 8.5
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

Although often used as an annual plant, this fuchsia can be over-wintered in a frost-free place. Needs good drainage, but don't allow plants to dry out. Feed regularly during growing period and deadhead to prolong flowering.

Propagation

Sow seeds in spring. Propagate by softwood cuttings in any season.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Fuchsia rust, fuchsia gall mite, aphids and whitefly, vine weevils, grey mould.

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