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Fuchsia ‘Annabel’

Lady's Eardrops

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Features

  • BloomsMay to August
  • Height0.8m to 0.6m
  • Spread0.6m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitBushy round
  • Flower ColourPink, white
  • Leaf ColourMid to dark green
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Fuchsia ‘Annabel’ (Lady's Eardrops). This fuchsia is an upright shrub with mid to pale-green foliage. Double flowers have pink-striped white tubes, white sepals with a slight tint of pink, and pink-veined white corollas.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Shrub

Origin

C & S America

Interest and use

Used as bedding plants and in hanging baskets. Grown for their showy flowers.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH5.5 to 8.5
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

Cultivation

Grow this plant in a semi-shaded position, keep moist and feed throughout the growing season. Over-winter in a frost free, dry place, or mulch well with dry organic matter to protect from winter wet.

Propagation

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

Pests, diseases or disorders

Glasshouse whitefly, vine weevil , Fuchsia gall mite, fuchsia rust, red spider mite, aphids, capsid bugs, grey mould and mealybug.

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