Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb' (Fuchsia sp.)

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Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb' (Fuchsia sp.)

'Tom Thumb' is a plant for the shade or semi shade. Bi-coloured flowers of rose-scarlet and violet are freely produced in spring and summer.

POSITION & USES

'Tom Thumb' is a plant for the shade or semi shade. It is frost hardy in most parts of Australia. It prefers moist soils and protection from the wind. Plant under trees, on the south side of buildings or in containers.

CULTIVATION

Prune to a strong frame work in early spring. Mulch and water in summer.

FERTILISING

Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.

Plant Attributes

HAT COLOURRed
SPECIAL QUALITIESA French bred variety from the 19th century that has stood the test of time. A strong constitution, compact form and free flowering habit make it a winner.
FLOWERSBi-colored flowers of rose-scarlet and violet are freely produced in spring and summer.
PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE4-5
HABITA compact and small shrubby plant.
Width40cm
Height30cm