Pot up hardy fuchsias 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. 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 planting them in their final positions in patio containers and sunny or semi shaded borders.
Feed and water regularly throughout the growing season. Deadhead faded fuchsia flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced. Apply a deep bark mulch around the base of hardy fuchsias in autumn to protect the roots from winter cold. Prune stems back to a low permanent framework in spring.
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By Ann Dean 29-10-2014
This is very good value. All 9 plants grew well and 8 are in the garden now. I had a good display of flowers from the shrimp cocktail and the army nurse, both of which are lovely colours. I didn't expect flowers in the first autumn. The Delta's Sarah as mentioned above has not come out white and blue but is pale pink with pale lilac. Having planted it in a blue and white boarder this is rather disappointing. It has not flowered much this year, so I will have to see what it is like next year.
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Hardy collection - fuschia
By Mike Richardson 30-06-2014
The plugs arrived in June (sooner than expected), with instructions, and were planted indoors - 5 in one trough, 4 in another. Two have lost the will to live (my fault as I've just started the hobby), but the others are now outside, still in troughs, 10" tall, and one has started flowering.
I've ordered other items and no issues so far.
Thank you for your review. I hope we can continue to be of service.
Fuchsia 'Hardy Collection' 3
By anette Ungeheuer 14-09-2012
The plugs were all well rooted and looked fresh. My plants grew nicely, however the Delta's Sarah is not blue at all and the shrimps cocktail not as advertised.
I still give a satisfying rating because I got a wonderful deep purple, velvety plant which I like very much.
Hardy Collection - Fuchsia
By Natasha Hannah-Lyons 25-04-2012
The plugs arrived in great condition with a detailed aftercare booklet. I planted them on but kept them indoors thanks to the greatest british weather but they are doing well and growing into fantastically healthy plants and i cannot wait to plant them out into the garden.
Fuchsia 'Hardy Collection' 3
By Rita Fox 07-08-2011
These 9 jumbo plugs (3 of each variety) arrived in superb condition in May/June and since planting in large pots they have grown to magnificent bushy plants that look stunning all around my patio and by my front door. I am very pleased and as they are hardy I am hoping to keep them for a number of years. Very good value.
Pleased with my order
By Natalya Croft 13-05-2011
Plants arrived very well packed and healthy/ Looking forward to receive the rest of my order/ Well done ! And Thank you
Very nice plug plants
By Tory Fernandez 09-05-2011
Exellent very healthy plants, very well packed, the plug plants arrived in very good conditions, fery fresh and ready to plant, thank you very much.
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