Fuchsia Dancing Flame (Trailing) | 5 Large Plug Plants
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Fuchsia Dancing Flame (Trailing) | 5 Large Plug Plants

A very free flowering variety with large semi double flowers of flaming orange.

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210054 Price:  £6.99

Fuchsia Dancing Flame is a fantastic trailing fuchsia for hanging baskets. A very free flowering variety with large semi double flowers of flaming orange. Highly recommended. You will receive a pack of 5 Premium Quality Professionally Produced Fuchsia Plug Plants. All orders are carefully packed and shipped in our specially designed packaging. Plant your plug plants into 10cm pots and grow on with cold weather protection, then plant out once the danger of frost has passed.

Or buy as part of our Trailing Fuchsia Collection A. 

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Brand:  Brookside Nursery
Supplied as:  5 Large Plug Plants
Habit:  Trailing
Eventual Height:  10-50cm (4-20")
Position:  Sun or Partial Shade
Primary Flower Colour:  Orange
Suitable for Hanging Baskets?  Yes
Suitable for Patio Containers?  Yes
Scented?  Not Scented
Plant Type:  Annual
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Botanical name:  Fuchsia x hybrida

Free UK delivery on all orders over £50!

For all orders under £50 in value we make a one off P&P charge of £4.95 per order.

Smaller orders are dispatched via Royal Mail 1st Class, larger orders via Parcelforce 24.

We are the only online plug plants supplier to offer a choice of a specific dispatch week for your order. When placing your order, use the drop down box above to select your required dispatch week. You can also alter dispatch weeks in the shopping basket.

All our plug plants are shipped in specially designed packaging to keep the root system in place and the foliage protected in transit.

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Size guide - Pack of 5 Fuchsia Plug Plants 

Pot ready, large, healthy plants individually rooted in large plugs of compost. Ideal for planting into baskets, containers or small areas in the garden. Best results achieved if grown on for a short while in 9cm/10cm diameter pots prior to planting out if planting straight into garden borders. Tender varieties will need protecting from frost. Compost volume around 4-5cm deep x 3-4cm square. Foliage height 5cm-12cm (depending on variety). Full growing instructions are provided.

Please Note - Our fuchsia plug plants have been 'pinched out' to encourage the development of bushy side shoots. Pinching the growing tip during the early growing phase produces stronger, neater plants with lots more flowers and prevents 'leggy' growth.

 

Fuchsias are stunning and can be planted in all manner of containers, baskets or situations. They are very rewarding and extremely easy to grow from plug plants.

Transplant your plugs on the day you receive them if you can. Use a good quality, free draining multipurpose compost. 10cm pots (4”) are the best size to use. If you are using old pots, make sure you sterilise them first to remove any pathogens. We find Jeys Fluid to be the best, if you can’t find any, give them a good wash with warm water and soap.

Your Fuchsias can be moved to their final positions, whether container, basket or into open ground, as soon as they have developed a good root ball. Carefully remove the pot and check the roots -they should be white and fill the pot evenly.

Depending on how you wish to display your fuchsias – for instance in a hanging basket or as pot plants - removing the growing point will encourage the production of side shoots to produce a well-proportioned plant. Trailing varieties will benefit from one pinch whereas a bush variety may require two or more. Pinching will delay flowering by approximately 6 weeks but the improved display makes the wait well worthwhile!

Watering is perhaps the most important task during the growing season, two very simple but basic rules being; never allow the plants to dry out and never allow the plant to stand in waterlogged conditions for any length of time. Over watering can result in flower and leaf drop. (Water standing for a very short period in a tray or plant saucer will not cause harm). Aim to water in the evening and to keep the soil evenly moist. In very hot weather an overhead spray will be beneficial.

Fuchsias are fast growing plants and regular feeding will be necessary to sustain them, starting with a balanced feed applied weekly approximately six weeks after potting. Large plants, especially those planted in baskets, may be fed more often to ensure a long flowering period.

Botrytis (Grey Mould) and Rust are the two main diseases affecting fuchsias. A well-grown plant seldom succumbs, so the best defence is to pay careful attention to growing conditions, watering, feeding, etc., and to inspect your plants frequently for signs of disease. If treatment is required several treatments are available.

Average Rating (6 Reviews):  
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Rating:  
Just WOW
Monday, 14 June 2021  | 

Fantastic plants, very well packed, arrived when Brookside Nursery said they would, would definitely use again and would certainly recommend !00% Thank-you


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Healthy plants
Wednesday, 21 April 2021  | 

Nice young healthy plugs. Glossy leaves with a good root. Currently potted on a heated mat as frosty weather. Would be great if nursery could send a reminder out a month before as ordered in advance last year and forgot they were due.


Rating:  
plants
Monday, 12 April 2021  | 

lovely plants packed well and on time


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Fuchsia plugs
Thursday, 30 April 2020  | 

The plants arrived when expected and were very healthy and well rooted. There were no damaged leaves - perfect.


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Brillant
Wednesday, 22 April 2020  | 

Lovely healthy plants as usual, growing on well. Brookside plants are always good quality.


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Fuchsia Dancing Flame
Monday, 30 March 2020  | 

Excellent plants now potted up on their first stage of their journey to the hanging baskets quality plants from quality nursery


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