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The plants of Fuchsia Deep Purple become laden with huge, fully double blooms up to 10cm (4") across in shades of soft pink, lilac blue and pale pastel.
Giant Fuchsia Deep Purple is superb in summer hanging baskets and patio containers. The plants of Fuchsia Deep Purple become laden with huge, fully double blooms up to 10cm (4”) across in shades of soft pink, lilac blue and pale pastel. Really easy to grow, regular dead heading will ensure flowers until the first frosts. Grow on in pots for 6-8 weeks before planting out into hanging baskets and containers and look forward to giant frilled flowers of up to 10cm (4") across.
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Brand: Brookside NurserySupplied as: 5 Large Plug PlantsHabit: TrailingEventual Height: 30cm (12")Eventual Spread: 45cm (18")Position: Sun or Partial ShadePrimary Flower Colour: PurpleSecondary Flower Colour: WhiteSuitable for Hanging Baskets? YesSuitable for Patio Containers? YesScented? Not ScentedPlant Type: AnnualBotanical name: Fuchsia x hybrida
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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.
I am really happy with all my plants post was good and condition was great really healthy all growing well
Plugs arrived in excellent condition
I have ordered plants from Brookside now for a couple of years and can say they all arrived in perfect condition unlike some other well known suppliers. Excellent service from beginning to end.
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Plants arrived well packaged good strong plug plants they have gone from strength to strength would highly recommend I will definitely buy them again.
Fuchsia Swingtime (Trailing) | 5 Large Plug Plants£6.99
Fuchsia Trailing Swingtime has large double flowers of contrasting white and red. Swingtime plants produce really sturdy, strong branches to support to the bright, bold flowers.
Giant Fuchsia Voodoo (Trailing) | 5 Large Plug Plants£6.99
Giant Fuchsia Voodoo' produces gigantic frilled flowers of up to 10cm (4") across throughout summer. In shades of intense red and purple the flowers have a subtle, silky appearance.
Fuchsia Trudi Davro (Trailing) | 5 Large Plug Plants£6.99
The outer petals fade to a light pink tinge. A really elegant trailing fuchsia that will add a touch of class to any planting scheme.
Giant Fuchsia Bella Rosella (Trailing) | 5 Large Plug Plants£6.99
Giant Fuchsia 'Bella Rosella' produces lovely, stylish flowers up to 10cm (4") across throughout summer. Bella Rosella is a trailing fuchsia with spectacular double flowers in shades of pink.
Giant Fuchsia Snowburner (Trailing) | 5 Large Plug Plants£6.99
Giant Fuchsia Snowburner are excellent in hanging baskets and patio containers. Extravagant, huge double blooms up to 10cm across trail in profusion, smothering your baskets with amazing colour all summer
Fuchsia Marinka (Trailing) | 5 Large Plug Plants£6.99
A lovely half-hardy trailing fuchsia producing masses of bright red flowers throughout summer and into autumn.
Fuchsia Dancing Flame (Trailing) | 5 Large Plug Plants£6.99
A very free flowering variety with large semi double flowers of flaming orange.