Fuchsia 'Lena'

2 + 1 FREE 9cm pots £17.97 £11.98
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Buy Fuchsia 'Lena' trailing hardy fuchsia: A recipient of an RHS AGM

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: June to October
  • Hardiness: borderline hardy ( may need winter protection)

    Fill your pots and hanging baskets with this wonderful trailing fuchia and enjoy the wonderful bi-coloured blooms all through the summer. A strong-growing plant, its flowers have a rounded appearance, and the the petals change from deep inky purple to rich violet as they mature.

  • Garden care: To encourage growth, pinch out the growing tips of young plants after the sixth or seventh pair of leaves. During the growing season water regularly, applying a balanced liquid fertiliser each month. Cut back to the permanent framework in early spring. Protect the roots with a generous layer of mulch in autumn, or move potted plants to a sheltered position in the garden during the worst of the winter weather.

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