Fuchsia 'Evita' (PBR) (Bella Series)

10.5cm pot £6.99
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Buy Fuchsia 'Evita' (PBR) (Bella Series) fuchsia: Compact habit will shine in containers or at the front of a border.

    • Position: full sun or partial shade
    • Soil: moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil
    • Rate of growth: average to fast-growing
    • Flowering period: May to the first frosts
    • Hardiness: frost tender

      What a stunning little plant this is! Grown to flower early and to keep on flowering through to first frosts, you will have plenty of time to appreciate it. The emerging pinky/red buds explode to expose rich red and white petals delicately streaked with pale pink covering the plant. Generally grown as an annual this lovely plant with a compact habit will shine in containers or at the front of a border.

    • 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.

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Eventual height & spread

I have a small standard fuchsia Evita and would like to know what winter precautions I should take. The fuchsia is planted in a east facing border in the south of England in kent

Jo

This plant is tender, so when the temperatures start to drop, you will need to move it to a frost-free place (like a greenhouse or unheated conservatory, remove any foliage as it is shed and cut back on the watering, keeping the compost just moist.

Helen

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