Fuchsia magellanica ‘Versicolor’
Hardy fuchsia ‘Versicolor’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Versicolor’ _ ‘Versicolor ‘is a robust, arching deciduous shrub with small, cream-edged leaves and single, crimson and purple flowers in summer and autumn.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Purple, Red in Summer; Red, Purple in Autumn
Cream, Dark-green, Variegated in Summer
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Aphids , Capsid bug , Vine weevil
May be affected by rust.
WHERE TO GROW
Fuchsia magellanica ‘Versicolor’ (Hardy fuchsia ‘Versicolor’) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Containers, Greenhouse, Indoor
Plant outdoors in moist, fertile soil. Plant the base of the stem 5cm below the soil surface and provide a deep winter mulch and shelter from cold drying winds.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Partial Shade, Full Sun
South, East, West