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Fuchsia Hawkshead

Said to have been introduced to Britain by a sailor who brought one from Chile and gave it to his wife. In the language of flowers, Fuchsia has come to represent good taste.
Given an Award of Garden Merit by the Royal Horticultural Society for outstanding performance in the garden. Busty, upright habit. Hardy perennial.
Flower Colour
Cream, White

Type of garden
Container Gardening, Contemporary Gardening, Cottage Garden

Bedding, Foliage/Stem/Fruit Interest, Great for Baskets, Ideal for Beginners, Suitable for Container, Trailing

Hardy Perennial

April onwards

Flowering Time

Sun or Partial Shade

100cm (40")

100cm (40")



Well drained


Sun or partial shade


Not good for cutting


Early summer to autumn

Additional Information

Prolonged low temperatures can cause loss of top growth. If this happens cut back to ground level in spring. Feed with high nitrogen feed in flowering season.When the weather becomes colder, remove your plants and store them indoors in an environment such as a porch or conservatory. Propagate by soft wood cuttings in any season. Hardy to tender perennial.

Delivery Date: 07 Apr 2019 (+/- 14days)
Plant Hardiness

How hardy are our plants?

All our plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

Fully hardy perennials will withstand temperatures down to -15 °C (5°F) and often lower.
Hardy perennials are happy down to at least -5°C (23°F)
Half hardy perennials can withstand down to around 0°C (32°F)
And Tender perennials may be damaged by temperatures below 5°C (41°F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.
If in doubt please give us a call.

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