Hawkshead Hardy Fuchsia

Fuchsia magellanica 'Hawkshead'

From the Dan Hinkley collection, this rare Fuchsia is winter hardy and is grown for its magical flowers and reliable garden performance. From late spring to late autumn, dainty, pure-white flowers with green tips dangle from its branches like a chandelier. Evergreen in frost-free areas.
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Keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.

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Botanical PronunciationFEW-she-uh ma-jell-AN-ee-kuh
LoreIn 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 MaturityForms a compact shrub 3 feet tall and wide
Bloom TimeLate spring through late fall.
Design IdeasThis splendid woody perennial is as diverse as it is beautiful. Use as an informal hedge, a unique specimen in a flower bed or as a elegant container planting.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorDark Green
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureGift Plant, Pet Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsKeep 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

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