Fuchsia genii 'Aurea'
Full shade, Partial shade
Keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Lore||In the Victorian era, fuchsias took on the common name of "lady's eardrops" referring to their resemblance of the elaborate dangling earrings so popular at that time.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Arching stems form a shrub 4 ft. tall and wide.|
|Design Ideas||Use in niches in rock waterfalls or let the branches hang over the edge of a water garden. Perfect for edges of mounds and retaining walls or in raised planters. Ideal for window boxes.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Light Needs||Full shade, Partial shade|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Gift Plant, Shade Loving, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.|
In the landscape, follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. In containers, check often to maintain moist conditions. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer to encourage blooms.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9