(Fuchsia ‘Canary Bird’)
A compact shrub that is grown for its very attractive, usually pendant flowers that contrast well with the golden foliage
Small single red/navy blue flowers that are borne continuously from summer to autumn.
POSITION & USES
Canary Bird is a plant for the shade or semi shade. It is not frost hardy and doesn’t like the extreme heat. It prefers moist, free draining soils and protection from wind. Plant under trees, on the south side of buildings or in containers.
Prune to a strong framework in early spring. Mulch and water in summer/autumn.
Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking its best.
- Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
- Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
- Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.
Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.
CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.
|Plants Needed per Square Metre||4|
|Habit||A compact and shrubby plant.|
|Position||Part to Full Sun, Frost Sensitive|