Fuchsia Lady Thumb

 

Fuchsia Lady Thumb. An upright deciduous bush with green foliage. Single flowers with reddish light carmine tubes and sepals, white petals slightly veined pink. Makes an attractive border specimen. Max Height 30cm. Max Spread 30cm. Flowers June to September.

 

 

Plant in fertile well drained soil in a sheltered site. Full sun / partial shade, Frost hardy. Dead head regularly.

 

General Shrub Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If the Shrub is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding a bucketful of planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Position used. Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the Shrub and area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until Shrub is established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.