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Fuchsia arborescens

Lilac Fuchsia

Tender Shrub

This tender species fuchsia bears large panicles of delicately scented cerise pink flowers in summer, followed by decorative spherical purple fruits. Fuchsia arborescens is an elegant evergreen fuchsia for a large patio container or conservatory specimen. Take a trip back in time and discover some of the original species, from which the plethora of today's new varieties are derived. Height: 180cm (72"). Spread: 150cm (59").

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How to grow fuchsias


Culinary note: Add the beautiful coloured flowers to salads, crystallise them for a sweet garnish or add them to jellies for an extra splash of colour. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Ideal For:
patio, exotic garden
Flowering Period:
July, August
Position:
sun or semi shade
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Pot up Fuchsia arborescens using well drained compost such as John Innes No.3, and grow on in warm, frost-free conditions. Pinch out the growing tips while fuchsia plants are still small to promote bushier growth and more flowers. Tender fuchsias make ideal specimens for a warm conservatory or can be stood out on a sheltered patio between May and October. When plants are well grown and all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions over a 7 to 10 day period, before placing them in their final positions in sun or semi shade.
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season. Deadhead faded fuchsia flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced. In autumn, before the first frosts, move containers of Fuchsia arborescens to a frost free position for the winter and reduce watering. Prune stems back to a low permanent framework in spring.

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Reviews
  1. Tree Fuchsia

    By Anita Patton 06-09-2016

    Fuchsia Aborencens...what a beauty.. i didnt expect it to grow so well in its first year.....thank you Thompson & Morgan...

    Ryan
    07-09-2016

    Thank you very much for your review. I am glad that you have been happy with your purchase. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.

  2. Shirley

    By Shirley Chitty 30-08-2016

    I ordered the fuchsia.that would have edible berries so slightly annoyed getting the wrong plant, but what a great surprise it has grown into a fantastic plant and the flowers look like the Lilac shrub. The name of the plant Is Fuchsia Arborescens.

    Ryan
    31-08-2016

    Thank you very much for your review. I am glad that you have been happy with your purchase, although I am very sorry that the incorrect item was sent out to you. I hope we can continue to be of service to you in the future.

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